American author and actress Gabrielle Union has the internet going crazy after she revealed that she felt “entitled” to cheat on her first husband NFL player Chris Howard.
The actress made the revelation in a recent interview with Dax Shepard on his Armchair Expert podcast.
She also described their 5 year marriage as “such a stupid relationship that should never have gotten out of the dating phase.”
The two stars got married in 2001 and their union lasted till 2005, the two did not sire any kids together during their period together.
Following the revelation, fans are seething over Gabrielle’s choice of words.
While reflecting on her behavior, Gabrielle made it clear that her and her ex-husband, Chris used to cheat on each other during their marriage as she candidly talked about her past infidelities.
“In our first marriage, neither one of us felt like the marriage should get in the way of our dating…. A part of it was like keeping up with his activities, like, ‘Oh, that’s what you’re doing? You’re going to feel this one.’ And I just felt entitled to it as well. “The mother of one said.
Highlighting that to her sometimes cheating was in a bid to keep scores with her husbands infidelity. A tit for tat type of thing.
Gabrielle said that she always felt comfortable doing whatever she felt like as she always paid for the bills around the house. However, she highlighted that that was a notion she had been preconditioned to believe in because that is what she grew up seeing.
“I was paying all the bills, I was working myself off and I felt like that’s what comes [with it]. Like my dad before me, whoever has the most, gets to do whatever the hell they want is what I thought,” Gabriel said.
The multi talented actress finished off by saying that she wishes she felt guilty for cheating.