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Union is best known for her performances in the romantic comedy films The Brothers (2001), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Daddy's Little Girls (2007), Think Like a Man (2012) and Think Like a Man Too (2014).She also had starring roles in Bad Boys II (2003), Cradle 2 the Grave (2003), the critically acclaimed Neo Ned (2005), Cadillac Records (2008), and Top Five (2014).Her parents divorced after 30 years of marriage and Union said, "They handled their divorce and our subsequent transition into a blended family with grace and dignity and respect. I'm lucky that I can just mirror what my parents did and always put the kids first.They're pretty awesome, I'm lucky." On her college football memories, Union reflected, "In my family if you couldn’t talk Cornhusker football – that means knowing the black shirt defense, knowing the I-back formation – then you don’t get to have an opinion.Since she had no children of her own, Union used her mother and sister to portray the divorced single mother of three in the film.Union initially turned down the role, as she did not want to get typecast for playing a mother until she was told of other actresses that had played similar roles and still found success in their careers.Union posted on both Instagram and Twitter, calling for anyone with information on the killer of Barnes's aunt to report their information to authorities.Union called on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to release his tax returns and birth certificate, noting his father George W.
Union admitted that at the time of getting the script, she was turned off, but became interested after reading the script at her agent's insistence.
She began her career in 1990s, appearing on television sitcoms, before landing supporting roles in teen comedy films She's All That and 10 Things I Hate About You (1999).
Her breakthrough role was in the 2000 teen comedy film Bring It On, after which she was female lead in the short-lived CBS medical drama series City of Angels later that year.
Union landed the role of Will Smith's character's girlfriend, Syd, in the film Bad Boys II, a box-office success grossing over 3 million worldwide.
Union felt that she had been "blessed" with her role in the film, feeling it elevated her career.