Serena Williams advises ‘sweet’ friend Meghan Markle to ‘stop being so nice’… as she opens up about Duchess’s pregnancy

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With Princess Meghan Markle expecting her first child with Prince Harry, her good friend, tennis star Serena Williams, has some advice for her.

Williams opened up to People at the launch for her Serena clothing line launch in Miami, where she revealed that the Duchess is still the same despite being royalty now.

Serena Williams told her good friend Meghan Markle to stop being so nice
Serena Williams told her good friend Meghan Markle to stop being so nice

‘I’m like, “How are you?” and she’s like, “No, how are?” and I’m like, “You’re so sweet, but I’m really asking – how are YOU?” said Serena.

‘I’m like, “Meghan, stop being so nice…you’re the pregnant one, aren’t you supposed to have hormones, why are you so sweet?” But that’s always been her,’ Williams said of her friend.

Williams had her first child in September 2017 with husband Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, and while the tennis legend still gives the mom-to-be plenty of advice, she, ‘still gives me more advice.’

She did have a simple yet effective piece of advice for all first-time mothers, which she learned early on: ‘It will come.’

Nice princess I’m like Meghan stop being so nice…you’re the pregnant one aren’t you supposed to have hormones
Nice princess I’m like Meghan stop being so nice…you’re the pregnant one aren’t you supposed to have hormones

‘I don’t know what’s going to happen, I didn’t know how I’m going to have a baby, and it all came,’ she explained.

‘It’s so crazy, I totally changed, and it literally is like a switch. And so, I say that, “It will come.”‘

Williams stepping out Williams and Markle met at the Super Bowl in 2010 and became fast friends
Williams stepping out Williams and Markle met at the Super Bowl in 2010 and became fast friends

Markle also praised her friend Williams in a 2017 interview, where she said that she knew Williams would make a great mom.

‘She will be an amazing mom,’ Markle told Vogue last September. ‘The very best, because she is so attuned to balancing strength and sensitivity.’

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Fashionable Williams Markle also praised her friend Williams in a 2017 interview where she said that she knew Williams would make a great mom
Fashionable Williams Markle also praised her friend Williams in a 2017 interview where she said that she knew Williams would make a great mom

‘Plus, given that she is pretty epic at karaoke, I think she’ll put her signature Serena spin on singing lullabies for the baby. I can’t wait for that!’

Serena attended the Royal Wedding in May with Ohanian, while Markle cheered on Williams at Wimbledon along with fellow Royal Kate Middleton.

Williams and Markle met at the Super Bowl in 2010 and became fast friends.

Just four years later, they appeared at the Super Bowl to compete in DIRECTV’s Celebrity Beach Bowl.

Williams stepping out Williams and Markle met at the Super Bowl in 2010 and became fast friends
Williams stepping out Williams and Markle met at the Super Bowl in 2010 and became fast friends

A year after meeting Williams, Markle landed the role of Rachel Zane in USA Network’s Suits, which she starred in for the show’s first seven seasons.

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