Gabrielle Union Publicly Calls Out Florida News Station For Not Putting Some Respect On Her Name

They better put some respek on her name!

Photo credit:Source: Gabrielle Union/Instagram

| March 12 2018,

5:52 pm

A quick Google search could have spared local Florida news station WSVN some embarrassment.

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade donated thousands to a gun control rally recently, but that good deed was overshadowed by a reductive WSVN headline that omitted Union’s name, referring to the star simply as "wife."



The actress and philanthropist caught the gaffe, and promptly called the station out via her Twitter page. “When they let you know what they think of you,” she wrote. “I have a name.”



Union’s fans wasted no time in getting them together, either:






Following the public dragging, the station apologized and changed the headline.


The story behind the tweet is more positive. WSVN reports that Union and Wade put up $200,000 towards the #marchforourlives rally coordinated by survivors of the Parkland, Florida school shooting.

The main event will take place on March 24 in Washington, D.C., and there will be sister marches in cities across the United States. Wade also encouraged his fellow NBA players to donate. According to his Twitter page, he has already convinced Carmelo Anthony to participate: