Gabrielle Union Says She's Ready To Have Kids

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The Being Mary Jane star says she's ready to take on motherhood.

Charlene Cooper Jul, 05, 2013

After years of going strong with boyfriend Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union reveals that she’s finally ready to have children.

The 40-year-old actress who previously said she couldn’t wrap her mind around having children has had a change of heart and says that she’s prepared to start a family.

“With the industry that we’re in it’s not taboo to be an older mom. There’s such a huge support to start a family older,” Union told Extra. “I’m at that point in my life where I’m happy and still wanting adventure, but I want part of that adventure to include a child.”

Union says it was always part of her plan to take things slow and wait until motherhood felt right for her.

“I always knew I was going to wait really long and I followed the Halle Berry example. I think in the next couple of years, if I’m lucky, I will make that a reality.”