Posts tagged "serena williams"

Serena Williams’ Take On Beyonce’s “7/11″ Video Is A Grand Slam

Let's see how many other tennis puns I can make.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 25, 2015

Serena Williams Looks Gorgeous & Commanding On April Vogue Cover

Damn. I'm usually pretty meh on Vogue covers, but the April issue, featuring 19-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams, is gorgeous. For starters, she looks like herself, instead of some fashion person's weird uber glammed up version of Serena Williams. Secondly, her wild and curly hair, strong stance, simple but chic ensemble, and commanding gaze…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 23, 2015

On Serena Williams & The Racism Experienced By Black Women Athletes

Articles chronicling the story of Serena's 3rd consecutive U.S. Open win were accompanied with pictures of a smiling trophy-displaying Serena Williams standing in front of American flags as they wavered carelessly behind. For many, this photo represents the modern America we all want to believe in: One free of yesteryear's discrimination and racism that would've…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / September 9, 2014

Serena Williams Crashed A Random Couple’s Wedding In A Leopard Print Swimsuit

If you're considering having your wedding on the beach, keep in mind that you run the risk of a celebrity crashing your nuptials in a leopard print swimsuit and posting it on Instagram. That's exactly what happened to this couple, who happened to be tying the knot on the same Miami beach where Serena William…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 2, 2014

Serena Williams Sports Some Serious Nail Art At Wimbledon

Well, well, well! It looks like somebody stopped in to WAH Nails before hitting the courts at Wimbledon. Serena Williams maaaaaay not necessarily know what the fuck she is talking about, but girlfriend always serves it up solid on the nail art front, that's for sure. [Photos: Bauer Griffin]

By: Rachel Krause / June 28, 2013

Serena Williams Is Doing Apologies Wrong

Serena Williams is really not doing a great job recovering from the victim-blaming comments about the Steubenville rape that she made during an interview with Rolling Stone. Her first apology was incredibly lame, mostly because she referred to it as "what I supposedly said," insinuating that the reporter had misinterpreted her words that were not actually…

By: Mary Odell / June 25, 2013

UPDATED: Serena Williams Says Steubenville Rape Victim Is “Lucky”

"Do you think it was fair, what they got? They did something stupid, but I don't know. I'm not blaming the girl, but if you're a 16-year-old and you're drunk like that, your parents should teach you: Don't take drinks from other people. She's 16, why was she that drunk where she doesn't remember? It…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 19, 2013

Well Played: Serena Williams Serves Up Major Style

I am obsessed with Serena Williams. In fact, she's kind of my idol. I mean, this woman can serve a tennis ball at 128 miles per hour(!), win $38 million in prize money, wear a lycra catsuit at the US Open, swear at line judges, guest star on "Law and Order: SVU," sell clothes o…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / August 24, 2012

French Tennis Player Says Men Deserve To Be Paid More Than Women

French tennis player Gilles Simon recently said male players should be paid more than females at Grand Slam tennis events. When there was pushback against his remarks, he only dug the hole deeper, saying, "My point was that I have the feeling that men's tennis is actually more interesting than women's tennis. As in any…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 28, 2012

Serena Williams Gets Fined, Again, Bringing Her Tab Above $93,000

On Sunday night, Serena Williams was not pleased with a line judge at the US Open. During a match against Sam Stosur, Williams got frustrated and snapped at said judge, "You're out of control ... You're a hater, and you're just unattractive inside ... Really, don't even look at me." These words were pretty tame…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 14, 2011

Star Couplings: Serena Williams Wants Drake On Her Arm

Talk about dating beneath you. Serena Williams has asked her agents to set up a meeting with Drake. [YourTango] Kourtney Kardashian says paying for couples counseling with Scott Disick is more important than buying shoes and bags. [Starpulse.com] A body language expert says Halle Berry is aggressively pursuing Olivier Martinez, who is intimidated by her.

By: Annika Harris / September 9, 2010

Quotable: Serena Williams Knows It Hurts To Be Beautiful

"One time I was at the net — one of the few times I come up to the net — and I hit a volley and my earring hit me in the eye and I couldn’t see. I eventually had to take them off. Now I practice in my jewelry before I play. You know,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 15, 2010

Serena Williams Has A Fondness For Too-Small Swimsuits

Serena Williams has a banging body, but I'm afraid this bikini bottom will squeeze all the blood out of her bulging muscles. She's a repeat offender in the too-small bikini category. [Miami, 4/2/10]…

By: Annika Harris / April 3, 2010

Serena Williams Has It, Flaunts It

Tired of stick-thin models? Serena Williams has the cure. [Miami Beach, 3/25/10]…

By: Susannah Breslin / March 26, 2010

Serena Williams Is Enrolled In Beauty School!?

The ol' backhand must be getting a little rusty if Serena Williams is training for a second career as a nail tech. The tennis champ recently enrolled in a 240-hour program to become a certified mani-pedi giver. She claims to be launching a new line of nail polish with a company called HairTech. We certainly…

By: Lauren Panariello / February 17, 2010

Quickies: Serena Williams Is Penalized For “Threat” & Stem Cells Augment Boobs

Serena Williams receives a hefty fine and probation for perceived threat. [NY Times] Rachel Uchitel, Tiger Woods' alleged mistress, has been linked to other celebs. [Us Weekly] What's the secret to Tila Tequila's boundless energy for self-promotion? [NY Post]…

By: Annika Harris / November 30, 2009

Serena Williams Teaches Jon Stewart To Dance

www.thedailyshow.com I love Serena Williams. And I love her even more after watching this clip of her on "The Daily Show" last night, where she teaches Jon Stewart how to dance if he wants to pick up the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 11, 2009

Serena Williams Is Really Trying To Up Her Fashion Game

What do you think of her efforts? [11/4/09, London]…

By: Annika Harris / November 4, 2009

Serena Williams Could Be Banned From Australia Open 2010 After Outburst

Serena Williams is under investigation by the International Tennis Federation for her outburst during the U.S. Open semi-finals last month and could be banned from two grand slams, including the Australia Open 2010 which she is expected to headline, under the tennis code of conduct. Serena has been asked to explain what prompted her to…

By: Annika Harris / October 20, 2009

Athletes Remove Their Uniforms For ESPN The Magazine

ESPN is sexing things up with its first-ever "Body Issue," which will feature six covers, each with a different athlete in the nude: mixed martial artist Gina Carano, NASCAR driver Carl Edwards, tennis player Serena Williams, Orlando Magic basketball player Dwight Howard, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, and Sarah Reinertsen, the first amputee to…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 7, 2009
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