Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 7/22/13
You know this was coming. Here is the official statement from Wade’s attorney after Siohvaughn had a meltdown in the middle of a Chicago street. “Dwyane Wade and his ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches have reached a financial settlement. The agreement was submitted in court last Tuesday, July 16 prior to Ms. Funches’ recent unfounded and erratic public display outside the courthouse this past Friday. Dwyane Wade has made several requests over the years to settle this matter, despite Ms. Funches having 16 different attorneys and 2 arrests throughout this process.  Mr. Wade has provided a very generous settlement to Ms. Funches to continue to live a wonderful lifestyle for the rest of her life. Despite false allegations by Ms. Funches claiming to be “homeless” and “destitute,” Dwyane Wade has maintained over the years financial support to his ex-wife by providing her with income over $25,000 on a monthly basis, timely paid for her home mortgage, maintenance and security at the house, 4 cars, insurance, taxes and all of her attorney fees throughout this process. Ms. Funches has made a mockery of homelessness which is a serious and personal issue for Mr. Wade as his mother was homeless for a period of time when he was a child. Dwyane Wade was awarded sole custody of their sons by the court in 2011. The safety and wellbeing of his children are his main priority. Due to Ms. Funches’ current unstable mental state, her visitation will be determined by the court. Mr. Wade continues to hope that one day he will have a civil relationship with his ex-wife for the sake of their sons.” This isn’t about money, this is about hurt. Siohvaughn is hurting because D Wade left her for Gabrielle Union and every time she turns on the TV she sees them booed up. She isn’t broke, she isn’t going hungry, she is hurt and lashing out in unhealthy ways. Does she have a right to be hurt, probably, but acting the way she is acting isn’t good for her or her kids. If anything it will just strengthen the position that the court made right decision giving Wade full custody. I don’t know what she has to do to get over the hurt, but I hope she figures it out soon, for her own sanity.
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