Alexis Ohanian Went Ahead To Celebrate Olympia's Birthday After Serena Claimed It Was Against Her Religious Believes

Date September 4, 2018

Serena Williams may not be permitted to celebrate her daughter's birthday for religious reasons, but her husband, Alexis Ohanian, went all out to mark the day.


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Alexis celebrates "his adventure princess"

Fans expected the tennis star to make a splash for her daughter's first birthday on September 1, but, during a press conference, she addressed her anti-birthday stance.

Olympia doesn’t celebrate birthdays. We’re Jehovah’s Witnesses, so we don’t do that.

But, despite Williams' silence, her tech entrepreneur husband gave a special birthday shoutout to Olympia.

He said,

1 year ago today, you changed our lives forever,

and then called her his adventure princess.

Does Serena approve?

It's not clear if he did this against his wife's wish, but as parents, both Williams and Ohanian have come a long way. 


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The tennis icon has especially transitioned beautifully into motherhood.


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Just last year, after a mistake disclosure of her pregnancy on Snapchat, she told Vanity Fair in June that she did not "know what to do with a baby." A statement she has since made redundant by going on to be the best mom.

Happy Birthday, Olympia!

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