Gabrielle Union was ordered by her stepchildren to stop working.
The Bring It On star has revealed that her stepchildren – Zaya, 13, Zaire, 19, and nephew Dahveon Morris, 19 – wanted her to quit because they thought the family could go on with Dwyane Wades Easily survive salary.
She explained, “They got into this stage as teenagers where they just wanted us to be like other families. They looked up how much their father made and they thought I shouldn’t work. I should just like be at home.” the other mothers of their friends because “Dad is rich and you should just stay home and we should be a normal family like everyone else.”
“They just wanted to be normal, whatever that is. When we got married it was just a relief to them, which is not always an emotion that you associate with children in this situation. And they said, ‘We are one normal family! Wait. You go. And Dad is still rich. What is happening here? ‘”
However, Gabrielle insisted that work wasn’t just about making money.
On the Goop podcast of what she told them, she added, “Sometimes women want to work and have careers and just do other things and that makes me who I am. That doesn’t mean I want you any less love or i don’t want the job or i don’t love being your stepmother.
“I’ll do my best to be here for all the things you want me to be here [for] At the same time, you need to make sure that there is room for mom or dad. It is always the golden place of honor. And we just move like that. “