Essence Atkins Will Officiate Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s Wedding


This weekend, wedding bells will be ringing for Mr. and Mrs. Dwyane Wade in sunny Miami. We’ve gotten a sneak peek at the save-the-dates and invitations, but we can only imagine the long list of celebrity friends bursting with excitement and planning their black tie ensembles. We know celebrity bestie Essence Atkins is particularly amped for the Saturday nuptials. According to HipHollywood, the former Smart Guy star will actually be officiating Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s wedding with her husband, Jaime Mendez.

While both she and Mendez have been officially ordained, this will be Atkins’ first time doing it. Mendez previously officiated Alfonso Ribero’s wedding (better known as Carlton from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air). “No pressure!” she said of the big day. Watch her dish on the deets on the next page.

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