Source: Mitch Dudek / Chicago Sun-Times
Basketball superstar Dwyane Wade will pay his former high school sweetheart, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, $5 million in a divorce settlement that a judge decided was valid on Monday.
The settlement also includes a “non-disparage” agreement in which each party must refrain from making disparaging remarks about the other.
Funches-Wade also will receive the couples’ former mansion in South Holland and four cars.
Brian Hurst, an attorney for Funches-Wade, argued that his client never fully agreed to all the provisions in the settlement, including the “non-disparage” provision. But Cook County Circuit Court Judge John Thomas Carr decided both parties did agree on the deal and he found the settlement valid, effectively ending a six-year divorce proceeding that has drawn national attention.
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