Friday 23 August 2019

Beyonce and Kim Kardashian at Serena Williams’ wedding

The couple tied the knot just 11 weeks after becoming first-time parents.

Alexis Ohanian
Alexis Ohanian

By Sherna Noah, Press Association Senior Entertainment Correspondent

Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian have tied the knot at a star-studded bash in the US.

Singer Beyonce, reality star Kim Kardashian and actress Eva Longoria were among the A-listers at Thursday’s nuptials, which had a Beauty And The Beast theme.

The couple married just 11 weeks after becoming first-time parents to their daughter, Alexis Olympia.

Around 200 guests attended the wedding, at the Contemporary Arts Centre in New Orleans.

Guests also included singers Kelly Rowland and Ciara, tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, with the magazine having an exclusive on images from the event, according to MailOnline.

It said tennis star Williams wore two dresses for the wedding, and that guests left with recreations of her Grand Slam trophies as wedding favours.

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Entertainment Tonight said the lavish wedding had a Beauty And The Beast Theme, with guests greeted with a song from the Disney movie.

Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou wished her a “happy wedding day” and a “full life of happiness” on Instagram.

Williams announced her engagement last year, with a poem posted on Reddit.

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