‘We want it to be authentic’ – Venus Williams and her sister explain why she and Serena Williams didn’t approve of Will Smith’s King Richard until they saw the film

Venus Williams is probably one of the most famous tennis players on the WTA tour. Together with her sister Serena, she revolutionized the way tennis was played in the women’s circus at the time. Last year they co-produced the film King Richard, which is a biopic of their father Richard Williams.


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At the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony, which took place on Monday, Venus looked stunning walking the red carpet in a Dolce and Gabbana dress and, as always, was joined by her sister Isha Price.


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Venus and Serena reviewed the script before confirming their connection to the project

Venus Williams also spoke about how her father was a special person and also very influential in relation to the sport. “It’s special. And my dad is a special guy, he switched sports, you know, single-handedly, and it feels very special. She said.

They’ve also spoken out on numerous occasions about how much they wanted the script to reflect their lives, stories and experiences. Venus and her sister said they officially put their names in the film after being sure the person who her father was would not be misrepresented.

Richard William was the person primarily responsible for the meteoric rise of Venus and Serena in the world of tennis. So it’s only natural that the sisters wanted to confirm how their story was being portrayed before officially becoming part of the franchise.

“We want it to be authentic. You know, we hear a lot of what you know about Hollywood and how they twist and turn things. And yes, our dad was a complicated person, but he loved us and at its core… that’s what we wanted to get out there. And besides, if you stick together, this family really works in the foundation. we are sisters We still do things together. We still have fun together. And it was really important that we didn’t get lost.” Venus’ sister added.


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Venus Williams rocked the red carpet in Dolce and Gabbana

Both Venus and Serena Williams have had their fair share of the fashion industry, with both running their own clothing lines. At the awards ceremony, Venus turned heads in a white dress with a high slit. When asked by the interviewer what she was wearing, she elaborated on the dress and jewelry while cheering on her stylist.

Serena Williams of the United States is congratulated by her sister and opponent Venus Williams of the United States after their women’s singles third round match on day five of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing section of the Queens borough of New Zealand York-City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

“I work with Dolce Gabbana at Gismondi Jewels. You know, Law attracted me, so he’s amazing. Yes / Yes. Yes, I love him” She said. When asked how she completed her look, she said it all comes down to looking at the look and getting the giggles for her.


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