A dad or mum’s instinct. Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian have but to search out out the intercourse of their second little one — however he already thinks she’s pregnant with one other lady.
“I’m satisfied that I’m gonna be a woman dad,” the tech entrepreneur, 40 — who shares 5-year-old daughter Olympia with the tennis icon — stated on the Friday, Might 12, episode of Who’s Speaking to Chris Wallace?. “So even when we’ve, you recognize, 50 extra youngsters, they’re all gonna be women. However we’ll see.”
Williams, 41, revealed she is pregnant with the couple’s second little one by exhibiting off her child bump on the 2023 Met Gala crimson carpet together with her husband on Might 1. “Was so excited when Anna Wintour invited the three of us to the Met Gala,” the 23-time Grand Slam winner captioned pictures of their Gucci appears by way of Instagram that very same day.
Ohanian went on to notice that Williams had “needed to do an analogous [pregnancy] reveal” for his or her first daughter, although she “by chance snapped a photograph forward of time.” In April 2017, the Olympic gold medalist by chance introduced her being pregnant by mistakenly posting a pic of her child bump — which she took to trace her being pregnant progress — by way of Snapchat.
Not eager to spoil the information this time round, the Reddit cofounder stated that he and Williams “have been on lockdown” and didn’t inform anybody, together with Olympia. “She will’t hold a secret,” he joked. “And it was a pleasant little shock.”
Williams, for her half, stated the identical in a pre-taped video shared on Might 5. “Olympia doesn’t know proper now that I’m pregnant, so the large reveal will probably be on the Met after which earlier than we go away, I’ll inform Olympia,” she shared within the clip, which served as a tease for her new YouTube channel.
Because the couple awaits information of their child’s intercourse, Ohanian famous on the HBO Max and CNN sequence that he and Williams plan to do “some sort of enjoyable little gender reveal state of affairs in some unspecified time in the future,” including, “We’ll be shocked collectively.”
The pair turned first-time dad and mom with the beginning of Olympia in September 2017, two years after they met whereas staying on the similar lodge in Rome. Williams introduced their engagement in December 2016 by sharing a poem titled “I Mentioned Sure” by way of Reddit.
“I got here dwelling / Just a little late / Somebody had a bag packed for me / And a carriage awaited / Vacation spot: Rome / To escort me to my very personal ‘charming’ / Again to the place our stars first collide / And now it was full circle / On the similar desk we first met by likelihood / This time he made it not by likelihood / However by alternative / Down on one knee / He stated 4 phrases / And / isaidyes [sic],” the Michigan native wrote on the time.
Two months after welcoming their daughter, Us Weekly confirmed the duo tied the knot throughout a New Orleans ceremony in November 2017. The star-studded occasion was attended by Serena’s sister, Venus Williams, in addition to celeb buddies reminiscent of Ciara, La La Anthony, Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria and extra.
In April 2022, the My Life: Queen of the Court docket writer opened up about how she almost died giving beginning to Olympia, describing the “excruciating ache” she skilled in a private essay for Elle.
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