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People Praise Serena Williams For Her Brilliant Response To A Reporter About Meghan Markle: “Most Appropriate Answer By Far”

Date January 21, 2020

People praise Meghan Markle’s good old pal Serena Williams who shut down reporter's question about the Duchess. Now, the reporter will think twice!

Serena Williams and Meghan Markle

Serena Williams and Meghan Markle’s friendship started many years ago. Later, both women have bonded even more over motherhood.

As one from the Duchess’ inner circle, Serena Williams couldn’t avoid being asked questions considering Meghan and Harry’s resigning as senior royals. The Sussexes made a fundamental decision to quit and live “financially independent”.

During Serena Williams’ participation at the ASB Classic in Auckland, the tennis star was asked about her attitude towards her royal friend’s resigning.

Serena replied simply:

Oh, I am not touching that - so thank you.

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Serena Williams’ brilliant response about Meghan

During a press conference at the Australian Open, Serena Williams was asked about Meghan Markle again.

One brave reporter, Ben Rothenberg, decided to try his luck and asked Serena what she thinks about Harry and Meghan’s “extraordinary and historic” step to quit as senior royals.

The tennis star gave a brilliant response. Serena said she didn’t comment on that matter and added:

But good try. You tried. You did good.

Fans appreciated Serena’s smart response too and praised her in the comments.

Fans’ comments

Serena Williams and Meghan Markle’s friendship

  • Serena Williams calls Meghan Markle one of her closest friends, and the Duchess admits she loves Serena back.
  • For many years, Meghan Markle always came to support Williams at Wimbledon. Even after giving birth to her son Archie last year, Meghan didn’t break the tradition and attended Wimbledon again.

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  • Serena commented on her tender friendship with the Duchess in an interview:

We’ve always had a wonderful friendship. Every year for a couple of years, she comes up to Wimbledon and has supported me.

  • Meghan Markle faced a lot of pressure lately. Multiple tabloids didn’t miss a chance to accuse the Duchess of any misstep.
  • In the Duchess’ defense, Serena Williams said that Meghan is one of the nicest persons as she is always ready to give a helping hand to a person in need:

She is the strongest, literally, person I know… the nicest, sweetest… she is amazing person.

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People are right when they say ‘A friend in need is a friend indeed.’ Meghan Markle and Serena Williams’ friendship has spanned years already. Their bond has only strengthened during this time.

Right now, it’s very important for the Duchess to have good friends in her circle to support her amid Megexit speculations. Serena Williams is just the right person! We wish Serena and Meghan to never lose that special bond they share!

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