Serena Williams Announces Pregnancy During Met Gala 2023

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Well, it seems Serena Williams, 41, is taking a page out of the Rihanna and Blake Lively playbook. While attending the 2023 Met Gala, the tennis superstar made a post to Instagram, where she subtly revealed that she is pregnant with her second child.

The former Met Gala host walked the red carpet with her husband, Alexis Ohanian, 40, and while doing so, she also uploaded a post to Instagram. The photo featured her and her hubby, but it was in the caption that she dropped the major news. “Was so excited when Anna Wintour invited the 3 of us to the Met Gala,” she wrote, cheekily.

The photos saw Williams wearing her go-to brand, Gucci, in the outfit that she would rock on the Met Gala red carpet. The ensemble included a bedazzled bolero jacket and skirt, accessorized with stacks of pearl necklaces and a billowy white tulle skirt. Meanwhile, Ohanian sported a black tuxedo.

While the couple were seen smiling in the first photo, the following pics showed Williams alone, cradling her baby bump in a variety of different poses.

Williams's hubby shared the news to his own account as well. In the Reddit co-founder's caption, he wrote, “Mama & Papa love this parenting-thing, so we're back at it [smiley face emoji] and @olympiaohanian is gonna be the best Big Sister—she's been asking & praying for this for a minute.”

Two months before the pair tied the knot on November 16, 2017, they welcomed their first child, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., in September. Now, it appears their family will be getting a little bigger.

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Serena, you served an ace with this pregnancy announcement.

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