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Dwyane Wade Defends His 12-Year-Old Son After He Wore A Crop Top And Fake Nails

After sharing a family photo on Thanksgiving, NBA player, Dwayne Wade, had to defend his 12-year-old son for wearing a crop top and having fake nails.

As you may already know, there are some seriously ignorant and miserable people on the Internet that find joy in criticizing harmless things.

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In this case, they've taken an issue with Dwayne Wade's 12-year-old son wearing a crop top and having fake nails.

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Before we get into this, I feel compelled to mention that if you have a problem with a 12-year-old boy wearing a crop top and having fake nails, mind ya business.

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Worry about your own outfits and your own nails, thanks!

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Anyway, Dwayne Wade heroically stepped in to defend his son against the haters and it was beautiful.

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To all the dads out there: Take notes.

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On Thanksgiving, Dwayne and his wife, Gabrielle Union, posed for this gorgeous family photo.

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They look happy, healthy, and stylish af, and that's all that should matter.

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Unfortunately, however, the trolls couldn't help themselves...

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When they noticed that Dwayne's son, Zion, was rocking a crop top and acrylic nails, they forgot it was almost 2020, and got offended.

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In came a horrifying amount of ridiculous comments like this one:

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The only thing that "isn't normal" is criticizing a 12-year-old for how they choose to express themselves.

Thank you, next!

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I'm pretty sure that cyber-bullying a child is a lot more destructive than letting him experiment with his personal style. But OK.

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SMH. The savagery of these common trolls is incomprehensible.

I can't imagine having enough time on my hands to cyber-bully a 12-year-old for wearing an outfit that doesn't fit inside the unevolved social norms society has tried to condition us with.

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Some people actually had the audacity to accuse Dwayne and Gabrielle of abuse.

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My blood pressure just spiked reading that.

Actually, 'abuse' would be oppressing Zion from rightfully being whoever he wants to be and taking away his freedom to express himself.

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I'm honestly convinced that a lot of the people hating on Zion are just jealous because he was serving looks.

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He was pulling off that crop top better than I ever could!

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Luckily, Zion is being raised in a forward-thinking, supportive modern family, with a father that isn't afraid to put trolls in their place.

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He set things straight with a few tweets.

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"I’ve seen some post-thanksgiving hate on social about my family photo," he wrote.

"Stupidity is apart of this world we live in—so i get it."

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"But here’s the thing—I’ve been chosen to lead my family not y’all," he continued.

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

Well said, Dwayne!

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"As a parent my only goal is that my kids feel that i see them , love them and support them," he wrote in a separate tweet.

This was so touching.

I'm not crying, you're crying!!

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Shout out to Dwayne Wade for setting such an incredible and positive example for all parents out there.

This man has a good head on his shoulders!

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Don't let the haters stop you from doin' your thing, Zion! Slay on!

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