Serena Williams Confesses That She Can't Relate To Meghan Markle's Struggles, While Going Candid About Friendship With The Duchess

November 8, 2019 13:19

Serena Williams and Meghan Markle's friendship is pretty strong considering what both women have done for each other over the years.

According to the UK Sun, Meghan and Serena met for the first time at a Super Bowl party in 2010. The former Suits actress revealed, in her now-defunct blog The Tig, that she and Serena had a great time that day.

They chatted about "good old fashioned girly stuff" and the two ladies "hit it off immediately." from then on. Since that point, Meghan and Serena have been there for each other through major ups and downs of life.

Serena Williams on how Meghan has always been there for her

The tennis pro spoke to Access recently and opened up about pal Meghan Markle's recent struggle with the press and how the Duchess has been a good friend to her.

When Serena was asked is she could relate to the Duchess' challenges of being criticized so constantly, she replied:

I'm not sure of many people that can relate on that level. I don't think I can.

Serena went on to add that she considers Meghan to be the "strongest person" she knows and also the nicest. She gave an example of how the royal has shown her devotion to their friendship recently.

She flew all the way, with a newborn, to see me play in New York and flew all the way back that night and I probably couldn't have done that.

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The sportswoman also appreciated Meghan for always being there for her no matter what.

I call and text her anytime, crying and upset, and she's always there.

More praises for Meghan

Speaking to ENews at the New York Fashion Week in September, Serena had glowing words for the Duchess of Sussex.

She's the most positive, amazing person I know and everyone needs to know how amazing she is.

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Serena Williams' touching description of the royal mom is one of the many reasons why fans continue to stand by the Duchess. These words show that Meghan is a fantastic friend who's happy to go above and beyond for someone she loves.

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