Serena Williams’ Husband Replies to Drake Calling Him a ‘Groupie’

Pleased with his function! Serena Williams’ husband, Alexis Ohanian, loves his household — and doesn’t care if Drake thinks that makes him a “groupie.” 

On Friday, November 4, the 36-year-old rapper launched his new album, Her Loss, during which he calls out 39-year-old Ohanian in his track “Center of the Ocean.”

“Sidebar, Serena, your husband a groupie,” Drake raps on the observe. “He declare we don’t obtained an issue however, no, boo, it’s such as you comin’ for sushi.”

After the report dropped, Ohanian took to social media to share a list of his private accompaniments and gush over how “life modified” when he “turned a husband + a papa” to Williams, 41, and their 5-year-old daughter, Olympia.

“It’s made me 100x higher as a person and a businessman,” he wrote through Twitter. “In @serenawilliams I discovered a accomplice I knew I’d by no means outgrow, who would at all times inspire me to be Higher.”

After stating his priorities, the New York native seemingly clapped again at Drake’s lyrics, by writing, “The rationale I keep successful is as a result of I’m relentless about being the very best at no matter I do — together with being the very best groupie for my spouse & daughter.”

The tennis participant, for her half, replied to her beau’s candy tweet with a bunch of smiling coronary heart emojis. 

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Previous to tying the knot with Ohanian, Williams was linked to the Degrassi alum. The 2 first sparked romance hypothesis when Drake tweeted, “@serenawilliams I can not wait to place it on you and make you sweat…….throughout our match this weekend” in 2011. 

In 2015, the musician was noticed cheering for the athlete at Wimbledon. A number of months later, the pair have been reportedly seen kissing in a again room of an upscale Italian eatery, per images obtained by TMZ on the time. 

The duo, nevertheless, by no means confirmed their relationship and that very same 12 months, Williams met Ohanian whereas staying on the identical resort in Rome. 

“This man comes and he simply plops down on the desk subsequent to us and I’m like, ‘Huh! All these tables and he’s sitting right here?’” the U.S. Open champion instructed Vainness Honest in 2017 of her first interplay together with her now-husband by the resort pool.

The tech entrepreneur joined the Michigan native for breakfast that morning and ended up scoring an invite to her match on the Italian Open. In December 2016, simply over a 12 months after they ran into one another, he proposed to Williams on the identical resort that sparked their romance.

Earlier than they might alternate vows, nevertheless, the couple hit one other main milestone: welcoming their first little one. They then tied the knot in New Orleans in November 2017 in entrance of visitors together with Beyoncé and Kim Kardashian. 

Two years later, Williams gushed about her husband’s skill to let her shine. “Alexis doesn’t dim my mild,” she instructed Attract in January 2019. “He doesn’t attempt to dim my mild. He places me within the mild, even when I don’t wish to be. He pushes me to additional factors I by no means thought of.”