Serena Williams announces pregnancy via Snapchat


Serena Williams is pregnant!

The 23-time Grand Slam title holder announced the news on Snapchat Wednesday with a pic of herself in a yellow bathing suit, and the simple caption “20 weeks”:

Serena Williams/Snapchat

The announcement comes after Williams’ engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, which she also announced via social media back in December.

Within minutes of the snap going up Wednesday, the tennis star’s name was trending worldwide on Twitter. Sports and pop culture fans seem to be freaking out in equal measure:

This is about to be one famous baby.

Christine Friar

Christine Friar

Christine Friar is a writer and editor in New York who focuses on streaming entertainment and internet culture. Her work has appeared in the Awl, the Fader, New York Magazine, Paper Magazine, Vogue, Elle, and more.