Former NBA star Dwyane Wade defended a recent Instagram photo of his family that has been criticized online.

Actress Gabrielle Union, who is married to Wade, posted the Thanksgiving Day photo of the couple and their two children:

“Grateful ❤❤❤ Happy Thanksgiving good people. To all the friends and family that have my back and all the friends and family I’ve never met who show love and support when everyone is looking and when no one is looking...All praise, gratitude and thankfulness,” Union wrote with the post.

Not longer after, social media comments came in, criticizing their son Zion for wearing a short shirt and having white nails.

Wade responded to the criticisms throughs Twitter.

“I’ve seen some post-thanksgiving hate on social about my family photo. Stupidity is apart of this world we live in — so i get it. But here’s the thing — I’ve been chosen to lead my family not y’all,” he wrote.

“So we will continue to be us and support each other with pride, love & a smile!”

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