Gabrielle UnionActress Gabrielle Union is setting the record straight in her cover story for the September 2009 issue of Essence Magazine. In the midst of building upon her brand professionally and dealing with the stress of gossip blogs calling her a “home wrecker” for dating Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade (who recently divorced his own wife Siohvaughn), she wants people to know that the only marriage she took part in destroying is her own:

“The only marriage that I’ve ever been a part of destroying is my own, and it’s not my place to talk about anybody else’s…,” the actress, who recently joined the cast of the new ABC sci-fi drama “FlashForward” said.

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In related news, Gabby’s mother, who is a social worker and already has a young adopted daughter, has fostered a newborn baby. The 36-year-old actress admits that she loves helping out with her new siblings even though she doesn’t have any children of her own.

“We got her straight from the hospital,” she told Sister 2 Sister Magazine. “We’re hoping she could be the newest official member of our family but she’s definitely always going to be a part of the family.”

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