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Tuesday, April 13th, 2010 at 12:00 pm  |  28 responses

Dwyane Wade: Not a Fan of the Gottis

The NY Post has the rather hilarious story of D-Wade turning down an opportunity to meet a member of the Gotti clan: “Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is a brave man. He point-blank refused to meet Mafia boss John Gotti’s grandson, Carmine Gotti, while both were partying at Meatpacking club M2 on Saturday. A source said: ‘Gotti was celebrating his birthday upstairs and was excited to hear Wade was downstairs. He headed down and asked to meet Wade, who responded, ‘There’s no way I’m meeting the Gottis or having my photo taken with them.’ Gotti’s security guard got into a scuffle with Wade’s. Gotti then headed back to his friends looking visibly upset, and Wade, who felt uncomfortable with the situation, decided to leave.”‘

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  • http://slamonline.com Allenp

    Wade is no fool.
    He’s in the middle of a nasty divorce with accusations flying hot and heavy from both sides. All he needs is a picture with the son of mob boss to be painted as a bad parent.
    Besides, y’all remember how Lebron got called out for appearing with Young Jeezy. Imagine how it would have shook out for Wade?
    I’m sure the young Mr. Gotti had some choice words for Wade though as he walked away.

  • Ronald

    I don’t find this news bit at all hilarious. It shows that Wade and his people have the foresight to not place Wade in a situation where bad things might happen/intepreted. Good move on them. If more sports stars did this they wouldn’t be stuck in awful situations ala Ben Roethelsiberger.

  • riggs

    “he’s dead i tell ya…DEAD”

  • http://shawn-kemps-offspring.blogspot.com Cheryl

    Smart guy.

  • http://gmail dirty frank

    Well done. The right choice.

  • Lou

    He should be out of the club period.
    He is lucky those hotheads did not act up.

  • kennyrocks

    dwades next jordans will have nike patented cement cushioning

  • http://slamonline.com Brad Long

    I never heard anything about LeBron being called out for hanging out with Young Jeezy. What was that about? If your an NBA player you can’t be around rappers? Not like that is the first time it’s ever happened.

  • A.

    @Brad Long: If I’m not mistaken, he was on the intro of a track a few years back and apparently he swore and it made headline news. I could be mistaken though.

  • underdog

    I have a new found respect for DWade.

  • Rob

    @ Allenp exactly

  • Edoardo

    Gotti is sucha stupid person, just like his grandfather and D-WADE, is too smart for him. But if Gotti was a real boss, first: you never heard about him or his grandfather, second: no way someone could refuse him.
    Im Italian, and please stop thinking about mafia like it’s somethin like sopranos or the godfather.
    Mafia is about killing people and and being desrspectuful for human life. it’s just a shame.

  • http://www.boogiewilliams.com Boing Dynasty

    if i was Wade i would refuse to meet the Gotti kids on the grounds that there douche bags, not so much for “image” reasons.

  • http://twitter.com/dyalektraps d.Y.

    The way John Gotti was eulogized after his death in the NY media was sad & disgusting. These kids aren’t celebs or stars. Much props to Wade for wanting to have nothing to do with that.

  • Coney Islander

    OWNED! Lol

  • ai come back

    y on earth would dwade want to be associated with the mob any ways i mean the governmnts probably gonna “trace” him as one of their connections, they would considering how poor they are then theyd take wade’s money lol

  • http://sevendeu2u.wordpress.com/ Seven Duece

    I wouldn’t want to be in a place with such a-holes either.

  • g

    you know only the media would do some stupid ish like put out his business like this they’re just promoting it more…now if the gotti’s see this they might take it the wrong way and then wades life is in trouble. i see no reason to put out this story just plain stupid

  • g

    you know its pretty stupid of the media to promote this type of story obviously the mafia is dangerous if they read this they might just take it the wrong way and then wade’s life could be in danger so its just F***ing stupid of them to do that you dont know what these guys are capable of and your just gonna promote it and put someones life in danger?? cmon dumbasses

  • http://www.realcavsfans.com Anton

    Eya shutupa yo face a

  • http://joeloholic.wordpress.com Joel O’s

    Much respect.

  • Sparty’s Law

    So this kid thought that a professional basketball player would want to hang out with him based on the fact that his grandfather was a criminal? Am I missing something?

  • G I I

    wise guy.

  • Jon

    why is this even written like a negative story? obviouly alot of the people here who have made a comment have common sense in thinking its a bad idea, so why the need to even publish a story. oops sorry, didnt notice it was from the NY post.

  • chintao

    Wade is pu$$y. First white sunglasses, now this? Anyway, only maricons party in the meat-packing dickstrict, strickly dickly. Thank goodness he won’t be coming to “improve” the Knicks anytime soon.

  • Sporty-j

    Whats the point of puting this story out there. Are you guys trying to put Wades life in danger and Y do some of you reporters act like females with all of this gossip stuff about these starts private life. These stars cant even send a text anymore without the media wishing they were them and watching every time they whipe there a$$e$

  • Ronald

    @Chintao: You’re an idiot.

  • http://slamonline.com Spaceship Jay

    Damn, I wasn’t even gonna say this but.. co-sign Ronald.

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