Serena Williams recently revealed her second pregnancy at the Met Gala, and it turned out to be wonderful news for her fans. After all, it was her fans who knew how much she wanted to be a mother again and how much her daughter was looking forward to being a big sister. But, more than the news of her second pregnancy, it was how Williams disclosed the news to their five-year-old daughter that caught the attention of her fans.
When her 5-year-old daughter learned that her parents had granted her wish to become a big sister, she was overjoyed. And the family of three, who will soon welcome a new member, was on cloud nine seeing how their daughter’s face lit up after getting the amazing news.
Serena Williams’ daughter’s wholesome reaction to the pregnancy reveal
Just a day after making the Met Gala pregnancy announcement, Williams took to her YouTube channel to share a close-to-her-heart video. In that video, she stated that her daughter was unaware of her pregnancy and was mocking her mother, saying that she was becoming fatter by the day. The former world number one tennis player and the co-founder of Reddit then sat down with their five-year-old daughter to convey the news to her while the mother’s eyes were filled with happy tears.
Williams said, “Well, we went to the doctor, and it turns out I’m not getting fat, but I have a baby. You’re going to be a big sister.” After hearing that, Olympia jumped out of excitement. As her mother’s eyes filled with happy tears, which made it a wholesome family moment.
In addition, the doting father said, “We thought you’d be excited; you’ve got a lot of work to do. You got to do a lot of work, getting ready to be a big sister, all right? But listen, I can’t believe that you’re still gonna help us keep it a secret for one more day. Yeah, yeah, after today you can tell everybody.”
The 5-year-old daughter, who was overjoyed, was not prepared to keep the news a secret for another day. But after hearing about his plan, she agreed to wait for one more day before telling her loved ones.
Nevertheless, after making the surprising pregnancy announcement, the 41-year-old American tennis legend also revealed why she kept it a secret from her daughter.
Despite having a strong mother-daughter relationship, the former tennis player chose to be cautious since she was pretty certain that her daughter could never do it. She explained the reason she kept it a secret in the same YouTube video where she announced her pregnancy to her daughter.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion explained her kid is unable to keep anything secret from anyone. She also mentioned how, given that her daughter enjoys being extremely fit and adheres to a strict fitness regimen, she was concerned about the American tennis legend’s unexpected weight gain.