Gabrielle Union Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

9th November 2016

Quote: "Some people, like the method actors, are actually inhaling the food, but that food had been sitting out for days, so I didn't touch it; I just sort of moved it around on the plate." Gabrielle Union didn't touch the feasts that were laid out for family dinner scenes in her new movie Almost Christmas.

4th November 2016

Quote: "He got me, like, a cloak. I was hoping for a purse. Because Chicago has these incredibly wretched winters, he got me (that). I'm gonna look like Jon Snow (from Game of Thrones)." Actress Gabrielle Union isn't sure about her recent 44th birthday gift from husband Dwyane Wade.

14th June 2016

Quote: "I don't know if I had more fun at the concert or the afterparty, but it was all a magical experience. It was like Fight Club. First rule of Fight Club, don't talk about Fight Club, make sure you get invited back to Fight Club. But it was awesome and it was great to see Bey and Jay Z." Actress Gabrielle Union refuses to talk about what went on after pal Beyonce's New York show on Thursday night (09Jun16).

18th June 2015

Quote: "Happy Father's Day to the best father, short of my own, that I've ever seen. You give the boys everything that they could hope for, and not just in material things; you recognise the value of time and being present." Actress Gabrielle Union salutes her husband, sportsman Dwyane Wade, a few days before Father's Day on Sunday (21Jun15).

19th February 2015

Quote: "He has so many shoes he built a room just for his tennis shoes; it’s a shoe vault with special shelving, lighting... If you came to visit you're gonna have to stay in a hotel because that extra guest room is a shoe vault." Actress Gabrielle Union moans about basketball pro husband Dwayne Wade's love for shoes.

12th February 2015

Quote: "If we could just get brown people in Middle Earth - why can't there be a black hobbit?" Actress Gabrielle Union was upset Peter Jackson didn't include people of colour in his Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.

12th December 2014

Quote: "God has given him many gifts. Dancing is not one of them." Actress Gabrielle Union is not a fan of her basketball star husband Dwyane Wade's moves on the dancefloor.

4th December 2014

Quote: "We had a dance battle, as you do at black weddings, and apparently, Common was a professional break dancer. He gave us some combination of Ozone and Turbo from (dance film) Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo. But I don't think he was drunk, I think that was pure soberness." Actress Gabrielle Union was impressed with rapper friend Common's smooth moves on the dance floor at her August (14) nuptials.

3rd December 2014

Quote: "I'm a huge sports fan and built a sports bar in our home." Gabrielle Union has a dedicated room in her Miami, Florida home where she cheers on her favourite sports teams. The actress is married to Miami Heat basketball star Dwyane Wade.

1st September 2014

Tweet: "Thank you thank you thank you @DennisBasso for helping me design The most perfect gowns for the most special night of my life... So grateful... So happy." Actress Gabrielle Union thanks staff at Dennis Basso for helping make the dresses she and her bridesmaids wore at her wedding to U.S. sports star Dwyane Wade in Miami, Florida on Saturday (30Aug14).

20th February 2014

Quote: "I love Red Lobster, so people always give me gift cards... That's where I celebrated my engagement, with some wood-fire grilled shrimp." Actress Gabrielle Union shunned posh restaurants and headed to the U.S. seafood restaurant chain to toast her impending nuptials to basketball star Dwyane Wade.

11th February 2014

Quote: "The pastor who married me the first time didn't even get my name right. He refused to come to the rehearsal dinner and then didn't say my name correctly... That should have been a sign it's not gonna work." Actress Gabrielle Union on her nightmare first wedding ceremony to former American footballer Chris Howard in 2001. The star is now engaged to wed basketball player Dwyane Wade later this year (14).

10th January 2014

Quote: "I think he's so delicious. Watching him get out of the shower never gets old. Never. It's not like he ever wonders what I'm thinking, but usually he's thinking, 'She needs a cold shower!'" Actress Gabrielle Union loves watching her fiance Dwyane Wade clean-up in the morning.

30th December 2013

Quote: "Oily skin, I think, is not generally thought of as a blessing but (it) has turned out to be embalming fluid and I think has kept me youthful-looking. Not so great when you're 15, but when you're 41, it's coming in handy." Actress Gabrielle Union is learning to accept her oily complexion.

27th December 2013

Fact: Samuel L. Jackson, Jack Nicholson, Snoop Dogg, and comedian Kevin Hart were among the stars who spent part of their Christmas Day (25Dec13) courtside at the Los Angeles Lakers' home game against the Miami Heat basketball team at the Staples Center. Actress Gabrielle Union was also in the stands to cheer on her new fiance, Heat ace Dwyane Wade, as his team went on to win 101 to 95.

27th June 2013

Quote: "I've been doing this for so many months in a row. I've been waiting for his turn for a long time. I gave him, on Thursday, 'You won!' On Friday, I'm like, 'So, I'm gonna need your frequent flyer miles. I'm gonna need you to start booking flights...' The off-season is his turn to fly and learn the flight schedules and get to know all the flight attendants." Actress Gabrielle Union can't wait to have basketball star beau Dwayne Wade by her side on sets now he's an Nba champion with the Miami Heat and his season is over.

27th June 2013

Quote: "It's very rare to have a black female role who gets to do stuff, who's not the sassy desk sergeant, or the sassy best friend, or the wise, sage, Confucius-like asexual character delivering sage advice at key points in the script, so to have the opportunity to even audition for a role like that was awesome... Kerry does such an amazing job. She set the standard so high." Actress Gabrielle Union on missing out on the lead in hit Tv drama Scandal to Kerry Washington.

17th January 2013

Quote: "She's awesome. Our girl time is usually spent singing, drinking and dancing, and that's exactly what we did on New Year's Eve." Gabrielle Union rang in 2013 partying with fellow actress Zoe Saldana.

6th November 2012

Tweet: "We all know ppl (people) who always need a ride somewhere. Usually it's annoying, but today those ppl's (sic) votes are the difference. Give em (sic) a ride to the polls!" Actress Gabrielle Union urges Americans to help fellow voters get to the polls on election day on Tuesday (06Nov12).

17th April 2012

Quote: "Obie Trice was, like, the only person who ever namechecked me, and I think The Game. I've been pondering, like, 'Please, anyone, can I get a namecheck?' Since Tupac's back, I'm gonna ask him or his hologram to namecheck me." Actress Gabrielle Union wants to appear on rap records, like boyfriend Dwayne Wade who was namechecked by Jay Z in Empire State of Mind.

3rd February 2012

Quote: "I was never someone who thought about having kids - I mean, they're great in theory, but I never imagined having one. Maybe over the next five years I could wrap my brain around becoming a mother and what that would mean in terms of sacrifice and dedication." Actress Gabrielle Union is in no rush to have children.

19th January 2012

Quote: "(We) try not to spend more than a week and a half apart. I have to be in L.A. a lot, and during his season it's tough. I sacrifice a lot of sleep. Quality time isn't glam. We just chill. Just some food and nice conversation. Those are the best nights." Actress Gabrielle Union on how she maintains her long-distance relationship with basketball ace Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade.

20th October 2010

Quote: "How can I make sure I'm being cast? By producing my own stuff. It's the only way to make sure you have a job." Actress-turned-producer Gabrielle Union on how she found job security.

19th October 2010

Quote: "We have so many mutual friends. I've known him since he was a junior senator in Illinois." Actress Gabrielle Union has friends in high places - U.S. President Barack Obama.

26th March 2010

Quote: "My high school boyfriend was (future basketball star) Jason Kidd, so I kinda had high standards from a young age." Actress Gabrielle Union, who is now dating Miami Heat basketball star Dwyane Wade.

17th April 2008

Fact: Actresses Gabrielle Union, Angie Harmon and Ana Ortiz and singer Jill Scott have stripped off for U.S style magazine Allure's annual naked issue. The sexy ladies bare all for tasteful hay field nude poses in the upcoming May (08) issue of the publication.

18th October 2007

Quote: "She's so hot right? We're good friends, but I have to say I do have a girl-crush on her!" Gabrielle Union reveals a secret on pal EVA MENDES.

27th January 2006

Quote: <p>"No one really lets you know how hard it is. You kind of enter into worrying about your ring and your bridesmaid's dresses. But you learn and hopefully do better next time." Actress Gabrielle Union warns women about the dangers of getting swept away by the romance of marriage after splitting from husband CHRIS HOWARD. </p>

29th October 2005

Quote: <p>"I've been trying to get cast as a lesbian for years." Gabrielle Union on playing Annette Bening's lover in the upcoming movie RUNNING WITH SCISSORS. </p>

21st October 2005

Quote: <p>"It was like the movie that we all did because we didn't get the movies we really thought we should have had." Gabrielle Union described starring in her 2000 breakthrough movie Bring It On. </p>

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