Last week, the tennis superstar sent out a photo on her Snapchat account. Shockingly, it showed off a mild baby bump. The caption simply read, “20 weeks.”
The internet exploded with her pregnancy news. She recently got engaged to Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian, but nobody knew about the baby news. Now, she revealed that the whole thing was actually an accident.
“I was on vacation just taking some time for myself, and I have this thing where I’ve been checking my status and taking pictures every week to see how far along I’m going,” Williams said. “You know how social media is. You press the wrong button and….”
A half an hour later, her phone was blowing up with calls and texts. “It was a good moment,” she said. “I was going to wait, literally, just five or six more days.”