Gabrielle Union Had a Hilarious Photoshoot With Her Baby Daughter, Kaavia

Gabrielle Union shared the funniest photoshoot on Instagram with her daughter, Kaavia James Union Wade, in which the latter looks less than impressed.

santa monica, ca july 11 gabrielle union and kaavia james union wade attend nickelodeon kids choice sports 2019 at barker hangar on july 11, 2019 in santa monica, california photo by gregg deguirewireimage
(Image credit: Gregg DeGuire)
  • The Union-Wade family are consistently delightful on Instagram, with Kaavia James Union Wade a very strong contender for best celebrity baby.
  • Gabrielle Union shared a hilarious photoshoot with Kaavia, in which the latter looks less than impressed.
  • "This kid 😂," Union wrote on Instagram.

Listen, I know I say this every time I mention the Union-Wades, and I know you might be silently screaming at me to change the record, but I will not! They really are the cutest celebrity family and to not say so would be an outrage! The latest example: Gabrielle Union shared a hilarious photoshoot with daughter Kaavia James Union Wade, in which Kaavia appears to be, despite her mom's best efforts, over it from the very core of her soul. I love this baby. No baby is more inspiring than this baby.

"I was just minding my own business yall. I needed some ME time. Here she comes. All in the kool-aid trying to add agave," the caption on Kaavia's parent-run Instagram read. Union shared some more photos from the shoot on her own account, as well as a video in which Kaavia simply gets up and leaves. Observe. Enjoy. Thank the universe, and the Union-Wades, for this delightful baby.

Last year, Union shared her parenting ethos with Women's Health—and unsurprisingly, it's completely lovely. "I want to let her be free," she said of Kaavia, a newborn at the time of the interview. "I want to instill in her morals, values. And then I want to give her space to fill in those gaps, fall on her ass, and make mistakes. Get an F because she didn’t study. Pick the wrong dude. Pick the wrong friends and figure it out. I don’t want to be super judge-y." 

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