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When a celebrity gets engaged, it’s likely to be met with commentary from the peanut gallery from all sides.
But the underlying factors in the racial comments directed at Williams’ engagement are problematic, and in hotep fashion, lack context around her blackness and how she can be pro-black and yet have a white fiancé.
Here's how this power couple from opposite worlds fell in love.
Williams composed a poem to go along with the announcement: "I came home/A little late/Someone had a bag packed for me/And a carriage awaited/Destination: Rome/To escort me to my very own "charming"/Back to where our stars first collided/And now it was full circle/At the same table we first met by chance/This time he made it not by chance/But by choice/Down on one knee/He said 4 words/And/r/isaidyes." Ohanian responded: "My Dearest Baby," she wrote. You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace. I can't wait for you to join the players box next year. 😉 from the world's oldest number one to the world's youngest number one.
Serena is super competitive with other high-profile women players, be it Sharapova, or Victoria Azarenka, or now Sloane Stephens. Even at 31, she’s still to some degree the baby sister of her family and does not like to get upstaged.
Serena and Sharapova have a young man in common now, the charming Grigor Dimitrov, whom Sharapova is now dating and Serena once had a some kind of relationship with, whether it was just a friendship, or something more involved.
Not just Tennis champion 30-year-old Serena Williams looks very happy with her new French boyfriend but it quite clear she can’t keep her hands off him, both looks so in love walking down the streets of Valbone in France.
Serena Williams has stood defiant as a black woman, even when black men disrespected her with sexist, misogynistic, transphobic remarks over her looks or for simply being a passionate, bossed up black woman.
Whether spoken or unspoken, many of us have attempted to have this conversation to only be met with surface level analysis that treats race as a monolith with no understanding of how one can fight for their own people while loving the race they are seemingly ‘fighting’ against.
That is not the pro athlete world though, and certainly not all of the tennis world, when statements that are termed “controversial” somehow get turned into eye-popping words that must apologized for.
Some statements like Serena’s Williams ill-advised comments about the Steubenville rape case do immediate demand explanations, but did Serena really have to come out and apologize to Maria Sharapova for telling (at least partly) that a top-five player now allegedly in love “begins every interview with ‘I’m so happy. She’s still not going to be invited to the cool parties.