Dwyane Wade goes after his ex-wife once more over her determination to attempt to block their daughter’s identify and gender change … this time calling Siohvaughn Funches-Wade‘s objection to the courtroom petition each “libelous” and “nonsensical.”
Wade spelled all of it out in new courtroom paperwork, obtained by TMZ Sports activities, saying his 15-year-old daughter, who’s transgender, needs to be allowed to legally change her identify and gender … regardless of Funches-Wade’s objection filed earlier this month.
Wade argues within the docs it is all in Zaya‘s “greatest curiosity” … saying, “A courtroom order affirming her identification will permit Zaya to dwell extra comfortably and truthfully in all facets of her life — from easy introductions and meals orders, to making use of for a driver’s license and filling out school functions.”
He added within the docs, “This petition is about permitting Zaya to tackle the milestones of being a younger grownup with confidence and pleasure.”
Earlier this month, Funches-Wade argued in courtroom paperwork that the transfer ought to barred … alleging, amongst different issues, that Dwyane “could also be pressuring our baby to maneuver ahead with the identify and gender change in an effort to capitalize on the monetary alternatives that he has acquired from corporations.”
Dwyane referred to as the allegations B.S. in a social media publish shortly afterward … and he expounded on that opinion additional in Tuesday’s submitting.
“Siohvaughn’s allegations are libelous at their core, and are, at greatest, nonsensical,” Wade’s attorneys wrote within the docs. “Dwyane filed this Petition as a result of Zaya requested him to.”
Zaya has been going by Zaya since 2020. Wade initially filed the petition for the identify and gender change in August.