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Gossip Extra: D-Wade gets custody of nephew

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union.
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union.

Getting married to movie star Gabrielle Union wasn’t Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade’s only merger this summer.

Wade officially gained the custody of his 12-year-old nephew last week, according to Miami-Dade County family court records.

Father of three Wade, 32, was granted his petition for “concurrent custody by extended family” by Judge Barbara Areces, county records show.

In a nutshell: Wade officially will be raising Dahveon Morris, even if the child’s mother, Wade’s sister, Deanna Morris, keeps her parental rights.

Evan Marks, Wade’s attorney, didn’t reply to requests for comment.

But Wade has made no secret that he has been spending a lot of time with the boy for the past three years. According to Wade’s petition, Dahveon’s daddy is “unknown,” and his birth certificate doesn’t list a father.

Wade also has custody of his two sons by high school sweetheart and ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches. And he fathered a child with a Los Angeles groupie last year while “on break” from Union.


The Miami area lawyer who’s suing troubled pop star Justin Bieber on behalf of a local photographer wants the singer to cough up the login and password information of all of his social media accounts.

Attorney Mark DiCowden filed a motion to explore one full year of entries in all of Bieber’s social media, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, XboxLive, Foursquare, Gowalla, MySpace and Windows Live.

What’s DiCowden looking for?

Bieber and Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney went to war through Twitter, with Bieber tweeting that Carney “should be slapped around” for dissing Bieber in an interview.

DiCowden has been trying to establish a pattern of aggression from Bieber toward others, including photographers. Local shutterbug Jeffrey Binion, his client, sued Bieber for allegedly siccing his security guards on him in June 2013.

Roy Black, Bieber’s attorney here, responded that DiCowden’s social media request amounts to harassment. He called it “vague and ambiguous” and “unreasonable.”

Judge Sarah Zabel is scheduled to hear this argument Oct. 8.


Hip-hop star Flo Rida finally paid for the 27-camera security system that ADT installed at his then-new house in Broward County in 2009.

It took a lawsuit to make it happen: The singer of Wild One was ordered by a Broward County judge to pay the home-security company $31,258.43, including interest and legal costs.

Flo bought the Sunset Lane crib in Southwest Ranches for $1.6 million, according to records. He had ADT install a state-of-the-art, $58,000 system that included three dozen sensors, smoke detectors and 27 security cameras.

According to the lawsuit, Flo paid the initial deposit of $19,366.66, and nothing more.

Flo claimed the work had been OK’d by a manager without his approval.


Reality TV’s Miami Ink and Ink Master star Chris Nunez’s DUI arrest last weekend came after FHP troopers allegedly found the famed tattoo artist sound asleep at the wheel of his car at a traffic light off I-95 — with the engine running and the car in drive.

The 6 a.m. arrest at the Dania Beach exit came after troopers repeatedly banged on the windows and sunroof of 41-year-old Nunez’s car to wake him up. Nunez allegedly slept through several light changes with cars behind him.

The FHP report shows Nunez failed several field sobriety tests and reeked of liquor, and told the trooper “Whatever!” when he was told to take a “toe-to-heel” walking exercise.