D. Wade shared the revealing first look at his ESPN Body Issue cover Tuesday afternoon, which features the physically fit NBA baller completely nude and holding a basketball. While he admitted that the shoot was completely out of his “comfort zone,” he also told fans he was proud to share his “naked truth” for the issue in the accompanying caption to his Instagram post unveiling the cover.
Mrs. Dwyane Wade (aka Gabrielle Union) later followed up with an IG post of her own in celebration of her husband’s latest cover and needless to say, she loves it. Gabby posted a separate photo from the shoot and wasn’t the least bit shy about letting the world know how much she loves seeing her brown skinned Mr. featured in all his glory.
D. Wade apparently turned down requests to do the ESPN Body Issue shoot for seven years before finally becoming comfortable enough to pose in the buff. You can read his full interview for the cover shoot here.
WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.Share :