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Serena Williams Serves Up Gym Selfie Realness: ‘All of Us’ Can Relate

Serena Williams sparked laughs and nods from fans after sharing how she dedicates half her time in the gym to taking endless selfies.

In a moment of realness, legendary tennis champion Serena Williams revealed that angling for the perfect gym selfie is a main part of her gym routine.

As confessed in a Dec. 26 Instagram post, the 23-time Grand Slam champion shared that she spends “50% of [her] time in the gym taking selfies…Trying to get that perfect angle that makes [her] look snatched.” Williams accompanied her revelation with a series of mirror selfies to showcase the fruits of her photographic labor. “Well I found that angle,” she said and warned fans, “…don’t look at me sideways when in person I’m a tad thicccker lol.”

This behind-the-scenes peek into Williams’ workout drew much appreciation from fans who identified with the practice of attempting to snap the perfect selfies during gym sessions. The comments section was full of followers who were grateful for her honesty and the relatable content.

“Serena is all of us bc me too,” one Instagram user commented with a couple of laughing emojis.

“Hahahaha I feel seen ! Thank you for normalizing postpartum body,” another wrote and added that Williams looked “fire.”

Singer Ciara Wilson also appeared in the comments with a few chuckles at the mom-of-two’s humor. The award-winning athlete and fashion icon was also greeted in the comments by her sister Venus, who has a few positive words for her former doubles partner. “You’re killing it duh,” Venus wrote along with a heart and fire emoji.

Williams continues to extend a personal connection with her fans. She has used her platform to advocate for issues like women’s maternal health and mental health.

As previously covered by BLACK ENTERPRISE, the athlete took to X to update fans on her mental health journey. In a Nov. 28 tweet, Williams informed followers that she was “not okay,” at the moment, but stressed that it’s “ok to not be ok.”

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