‘Our curves become a topic of conversation’ – When Megan Thee Stallion made a bold statement about Serena Williams’ infamous jumpsuit obsession

The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, Serena Williams, has always inspired a plethora of people with her illustrious tennis career. From rocking braids in her hair to donning unique outfits on the court, the American tennis legend has always had a story to tell. In typical Serena style, she wore a catsuit at the 2018 French Open, to mixed reactions from fans and pundits alike.

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However, popular American rapper, Megan Thee Stallion was in disbelief when she found out that a great gamer like Williams had to defend herself for wearing an outfit of her choice. She further showed her support for Williams while pointing out a social issue facing African American women.

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Megan Thee Stallion once defended Serena Williams

popular american rapper talked about Serena in her “Protect Black Women” statement during her Saturday Night Live performance in 2018. Megan Thee Stallion highlighted the criticism Serena faced for her attire during the Grand Slam tournament. She stated, “If we dress in form-fitting clothes, our curves become a topic of conversation not only on social media, but also in the workplace,”

The American rapper was extremely disappointed when she noted that one of the greatest tennis players of all time had to defend herself for wearing a jumpsuit. Thee Stallion went on to say that the criticism Williams faced was a “Positive proof of the awkwardness of the obsession with the body of black women.

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The incident happened when Williams competed in the Grand Slam event after the birth of her daughter Olympia. Additionally, Thee Stallion noted that Williams’ black jumpsuit during the tournament was not just a style statement, but a practical consideration, to prevent his health issue regarding blood clots. Williams has a long medical history of blood clots in her lungs which have affected her health over the years.

Williams has previously opened up about her catsuit ban

The American tennis legend donned a custom black suit designed by Nike during the 2018 French Open. Williams declared that it was her first Grand Slam after giving birth to her daughter. A plethora of tennis fans were impressed when William donned the unique outfit at the event. However, the French Tennis Federation was unimpressed.

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The Federation further stated that they have decided to ban such type of outfits in the tournament. They further stated that William’s combination disrespects the game and should not be allowed. However, the 23-time winner said she couldn’t believe why she was being criticized for her attire. The American tennis player explained to the federation that the outfit was her medical necessity during the Grand Slam event.

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