Look: These Dummies Attempted to Drag Serena for Her Interracial Engagement, But the Queen's Fans Were Quick With the Clapbacks

Serena Williams

Look: These Dummies Attempted to Drag Serena for Her Interracial Engagement, But the Queen's Fans Were Quick With the Clapbacks

One person even asked if the tennis legend "couldn't handle a strong Black man."

Published December 30, 2016

Serena Williams announcing her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanionย via his social media platform Thursday set people off with a wave of mixed reactions, stemming from those attempting to drag the tennis queen's interracial union and others defending her with epic clapbacks.

Here's Serena's Reddit post and a recent photo of the couple and all the crazy reactions that their engagement news has sparked.

  1. She Said Yes!
    I said yes from isaidyes

    Bear necessities

    A photo posted by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on

    And just like that, people were ready to sound off!

  2. Damn!

    Let that sink in.

  3. Why Not a 'Strong Black Man'?

    Sheesh!

  4. Facts or Nah?

    Does it really bother you?

  5. She's Cool With It

    *Their, but we get your point.

  6. Wow

    "Wow just wow" at his statement, too.

  7. It's Her Exes' Fault

    Well, Common and Drake ... what do you have to say for yourselves?

  8. Zero Chill

    Now people are about to roast the newly engaged couple's dancing.

  9. More Dancing Jokes

    Twerk away, Serena! We're sure that Alexis approves.

  10. New Blueprint?

    Following their lead?

  11. Haters Out Here

    They haven't even called a wedding planner and she's plotting their divorce. SMH.

  12. Love Overpowers The Hate

    Boom!

  13. Congrats!

    Time to pop champagne!

  14. Billie Jean King Even Chimed In

    In other words, serving up love from one legend to another.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)

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