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Dwyane Wade’s Daughter Zaya Wade Interviews Michelle Obama: ‘I Am Literally Meeting an Idol’
Friday, Mar 5, 2021

Zaya Wade is making her dreams come true! At just 13-years-old, Zaya got the opportunity to interview Michelle Obama and honestly, it’s the most heartfelt thing we’ve seen today.


Considering she’s the daughter of Dwyane Wade and stepdaughter of Gabrielle Union, one can assume Zaya has crossed paths with many celebrities. However, she was surprisingly starstruck over Michelle Obama and it was too cute! “I’m meeting an idol. I’m literally meeting an idol,” Zaya gushed—to which Michelle responded, “I hear you’re slotting me in between school, so I feel very special.” Not only did the two discuss Michelle’s “divine” book Becoming, but they also talked about walking in their truths and gave some sage advice to the youth.

“I am just so proud of you for, you know, being just an amazing role model and embracing your truth. RIght?” Michelle Obama said to Zaya. “All young people are trying on different versions, different voices, they’re learning more about their intellect, they’re learning about what they love, what they’re good at, what they like. This is the period of exploration.”



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Zaya also had some words of wisdom for her fellow teens.

“We all think that we thrive with people who are just like us, but I think getting a different perspective from someone else who isn’t like you really helps,” Zaya said.

We’re here for this inspiring girl talk between Zaya and Michelle! Did you catch the full interview? Check us out on all social media platforms @dishnation and tell us what you think!

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