They stamped their feet in unison, all turning back to me with a football chant of "We do!'" The bride was relieved it was a joke, but looking back it feels darkly ironic.She wrote: 'I didn't take D seriously until much later.He became a friend, and then he became my best friend.'We were talking about something completely unrelated to us, and I looked at him and I just knew: I didn't want to be on this planet without him.She remembers the moment in slow motion and feared he realized she cheated on him and was backing out of the marriage in the most embarrassing and dramatic way possible.She recalls: 'Chris leaned in with his groomsmen, taking a huddle.Gabrielle Union reveals that she knew her marriage to former Jacksonville Jaguars player Chris Howard (pictured together in 2001) was destined to 'crash and burn' when he proposed while eating a KFC potato wedge.The two were married in 2001 and filed for divorce in 2005Before Gabrielle and Chris' wedding day, the actress revealed the football player's proposal was 'the first of a list of many ignored red flags'.
The 44-year-old said they both cheated on the other numerous times Gabrielle asked friend and West Wing actor Dulé Hill to do a reading at her wedding, but he could tell she was making a huge mistake.
The wedding was rocky too, with hungover bridesmaids, groomsmen jokingly objecting mid-ceremony and the pastor mispronouncing the A-lister's name.
She admits these were some of the many 'red flags' that occurred during their 2001 nuptials, and claims it was a clue they were headed for a 'crash and burn' marriage.
But the situation was worse on the groom's side, with one of his groomsmen showing up to the wedding fresh out of jail.
As the bridesmaids and groomsmen walked down the aisle, fear set in for Gabrielle.