Gabrielle Union Covers October Issue of EBONY
Actress Gabrielle Union has found love once again, but she isn’t afraid to dish on the heartbreak she endured in her past. Union spoke candidly to EBONY magazine about self-esteem, skin-color,
Check out some highlights from her interview below.
Union on embracing your skin-color:
“Your deep mahogany skin may not resemble that of the others in your family, but it’s just as gorgeous and you’re just as worthy… One day you’ll appreciate how much your brown skin shines in the moonlight, glistens in the sun and ages ever so slowly,” she tells her younger self.
Union on knowing your worth:
“Don’t let that pesky low self-esteem creep in and fool you into believing that you don’t have value…don’t allow it to crush your will or dampen your spirit…”
Union on finding true love after heartache:
“Don’t let other people’s needs, wants, desires, fantasies, hopes or dreams dictate your choices and decisions. Follow your own path, and don’t worry that you’re being selfish or disloyal,” she says. “Never worry about love…real love will find you…an incredible love with an incredible man…there is a beautiful rainbow at the end of your storm.…”
This issue of EBONY hits newsstands on September 10.