In his announcement, Wade said, “I had a time, a part in our break, in our pain and our hurt; a blessing came out of it in my life, having a son that was born healthy. So I’m moving on.”
The couple began dating in 2009, but took time apart earlier this year because of their busy schedules. On “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” Wade said in September, “Celebrity relationships [are] very hard. This was a big year for us and our relationship from the standpoint of she was shooting her show ‘Being Mary Jane,’ going most of the year. I was dealing with my injuries, trying to win a championship, so we kinda took a step back.”
Wade revealed the surprising news about his third son prior to the Heat’s game against the Denver Nuggets. “I’m in the public eye, so obviously that’s a part of it,” the 31-year-old father said of the birth making headlines. “It comes with the territory.”
While the mother was previously identified as Sandrina Schultz, it has been reported that the mother is actually Aja Metoyer, 30, who has two other children with actor Damon Wayans Jr.
In February, Metoyer wrote a letter to Union chronicling her relationship with Wade, and claims she was with him while they were together, not on a “break.” The letter has again come to light considering she recently gave birth to Wade’s third son, Xavier. Continue reading