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Serena Williams Reveals Her Pregnancy Pic Was An Accident


On April 19, current world No. 1 tennis star Serena Williams announced her pregnancy with a Snapchat mirror selfie that showed off her baby bump.

Naturally, the internet freaked out and then did what the internet does and analyzed the shit out of it.


It didn't take long to realize if Serena was 20 weeks pregnant on April 19, she was already pregnant when she won the Australian Open back in January.

So, yeah, she's a total badass, but we already knew that.

It does appear, however, Serena might not be as dominant on social media as she is on the court.

In fact, the 35-year-old admitted she wasn't quite ready to share the news of her pregnancy when she posted that snap -- she was actually just documenting it for herself.

During a TED conference in Vancouver on Tuesday, Serena told Gayle King,

Oops! It's OK, Serena, we have all pressed the wrong button on our phones and sent things out into the world we didn't mean to. It could have been WAY worse.

She continued,

It turns out, she wasn't planning on keeping the secret much longer anyway. She said she was only planning on waiting "5 or 6 more days," and called the revelation a "good moment."


She posted a much more official baby bump photo on Instagram on Monday, captioning the pic,

Her fiancé, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, posted his own adorable announcement as well.

Speaking on their relationship, Serena said,

Social media savvy or not, Serena Williams is one incredibly gorgeous and talented mommy-to-be.

Citations: Serena Williams Reveals She Announced Her Pregnancy on Snapchat By Mistake (Us Weekly)