Claudia Jordan Shares Thoughts On Zaya Wade: I Hope There Are No Regrets Later On
Dwyane Wade announced last year that Zaya Wade, born Zion, identified as a female.
Since then, dozens of celebrities and political figures have shared their thoughts, including Michelle Obama, who said she was proud of the teenager during a recent conversation on Instagram.
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Now, Claudia Jordan is also weighing in on the topic. She said on Cocktails With Queens earlier this week,
“I think two things can be possible at the same time. I think the fact that — what Michelle Obama was doing was encouraging to a child. She was looking out for someone — an individual — and other kids that are like that.”
“On the other hand — I think some people are not properly articulating how uncomfortable they may feel about a child being pushed. They may think that child is being pushed to the front of the agenda — pushed to be the face of this. Now if Zaya is 1000% okay with that, then I’m all for it. It’s really none of my business, but I feel like it’s our job to talk about these things.”
“I just hope that there are no regrets later on. I just want Zaya at the end of it to not feel and pressure. Like if Zaya ever felt like, ‘You know what? I don’t feel this way anymore.’ Does Zaya feel this uncomfortable, ridiculous amount of pressure to not be able to go back? Not saying that she wants to, but I just feel like [it’s] such a young age to have so much pressure on her shoulders.”
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