The superstar tennis player, who won twenty-three Grand Slam titles had already been the centre of attention in August 2022, when she told Vogue she wanted to retire soon to focus on her role as a mother.
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Retired since September 2022, Serena Williams remains vague on the issue when she is asked about whether she will return to the courts or not, and she has not officially said she will never come back as a tennis player. Far from tennis courts, Serena Williams has been spotted on the famous Met Gala red carpet last night, May 1.
Serena Williams reveals her baby bump on Instagram
Published on Monday evening, May 1, the Instagram picture has been liked by more than 800,000 Internet users. Serena Williams can be seen with her husband, Alexis Ohanian, by her side. She used the post to reveal her baby bump for the first time. Just like Rihanna when she announced her pregnancy in the middle of the Superbowl, the athlete was met with very positive reactions to the happy news. The post quickly went viral and her fans did not think twice before congratulating her in the comments.
The timing of this post was impeccable, as it came just before the Met Gala ceremony, which the couple attended together. Serena Williams wrote in the caption:
Was so excited when Anna Wintour invited the 3 of us to the Met Gala.
Serena Williams became a Met Gala sensation
For her first public appearance following her pregnancy announcement, Serena Williams chose to attend the Met Gala. The ceremony is a highly prestigious event, where invitations are rare and guests are selected by none other than Anna Wintour herself. Accompanied by her husband, the athlete proudly walked up the steps of the ceremony, showing off her baby bump in public for the first time.
For the very special occasion, Serena Williams wore a gorgeous fitted black dress, which perfectly highlighted her baby bump.
This article has been translated from Oh!MyMag FR.