Kim Kardashian, in a recent “Actually Me” video interview with GQ, responded to various comments on social media, including playful banter with tennis legend Serena Williams.
During the video, GQ highlighted a screenshot of Kardashian’s Instagram post featuring photos at a tennis court. Serena Williams humorously commented on the post, advising Kardashian on her racquet-holding technique and suggesting she needs tennis lessons.
Kim’s Clarification and Invitation
In response, Kardashian clarified that she wasn’t playing tennis in the photos but was merely walking on the court. However, she playfully accepted Serena’s offer of lessons, expressing her eagerness to learn from the tennis icon. Kardashian humorously questioned if there was a specific way to hold a racquet while walking from one side of the court to the other.
Original Tennis-Themed Photoshoot
The initial series of photos shared by Kardashian showcased her swimwear style, posing in a pink Chanel logo-print bikini. The images included shots where she held a tennis racquet in unconventional ways, accompanied by a tennis ball emoji and a pink heart in the caption.
Long-standing Friendship with Serena Williams
Kim Kardashian and Serena Williams have maintained a friendship for over 20 years, bonding when Kardashian organized celebrities’ closets, including Williams’. The two have remained close friends, with Kardashian even attending Williams’ wedding in 2017.
Serena’s Tennis Lessons for Daughter Olympia
Serena Williams, a tennis legend and mom of two, has been sharing her love for the sport with her daughter, Olympia. In July, Williams posted a throwback video of herself giving tennis lessons to Olympia at the age of 3, using techniques taught by her father and coach, Richard Williams.
Olympia’s Tennis Journey
While Olympia seems to have inherited her mom’s tennis talent, Williams revealed that Olympia isn’t a huge fan of the game, expressing disappointment but acknowledging her daughter’s skills. Williams is determined to find a way to encourage Olympia to embrace tennis more actively.
Kim Kardashian’s exchange with Serena Williams adds a lighthearted touch to their long-standing friendship, showcasing their playful camaraderie on social media.