Gabrielle Union on Her Family with Dwyane Wade: "The More the Merrier"


Gabrielle Union couldn't be happier to gain a husband through her marriage to Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, but the Being Mary Jane actress is thrilled to grow her family as well. Taking part in Tylenol's #HowWeFamily campaign, Union is opening up about her happy home life.

"Marrying into a family of three boys and becoming a stepmother to three kids has just sort of been an extension to how I was raised," Union told People of gaining new sons when she said "I do" to Wade last August. "The more, the merrier! Everyone counts. Everyone has a space."

Speaking of every one counting, Union dished that the Wade's aren't shy when it comes to showing affection. In fact, she describes herself as cheesy! "We family with love, like a lot of cheesy love," Union explained. "And that works for us, and that's how we family."

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And while her marriage may have given her three new sons, she also got so much more from her union. Her family, she describes, go way beyond the Wades. "That family encompasses so many people," Union elaborated. "Not just the people that have been born into the family but extended family, stepkids, friends who have possibly been displaced from their families. Everyone is included and everyone counts."

She also touched on her childhood, too. "I was raised in a family that was all about unconditional love," the actress fondly remembered. "No matter what incarnation your family comes in, you are enough."

With more being merrier, maybe we'll be hearing some baby news soon? Hey, we can hope!

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