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Dwyane Wade responds after ex-wife moved to block daughter Zaya’s name change
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Dwyane Wade responds after ex-wife moved to block daughter Zaya’s name change

Former NBA star Dwyane Wade filed a court petition earlier this year to legally change his 15-year-old daughter's name. His ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches-Wade filed an objection this week – and Wade publicly responded on Thursday. Their daughter is transgender and has been going by the name Zaya since 2020. Funches-Wade claimed in court documents that Wade did not consult her about the decision to legally change their daughter's name to Zaya.Funches-Wade alleged that her ex-husband told her in April 2022 they would make Zaya famous with the name change, according to Entertainment Tonight, which obtained a copy of the court filing. She said she is "concerned that our child is being commercialized at a young age" and is also worried about the "uncontrollable consequences of media exp...