Serena Williams reveals what it's like arranging a party for royalty: 'It takes a lot of effort'

2019-04-25 10:20

Cape Town – What is it like arranging a baby shower for royalty?  According to Serena Williams: "It's a lot."

In an interview with Business of Fashion, conducted just days after hosting a lavish baby shower for Meghan, Duchess of Sussex in New York in February, Serena gave some insight about what it was like.

"Planning something like that takes a lot of effort. I'm a perfectionist, so I'm like, 'Let's make it perfect,'" the tennis pro explained.

This isn't the first time Serena has spoken of her friend's pregnancy.

In a recent interview with E! News, the 37-year-old spoke highly of Meghan, saying: "She'll be the best mom, for sure."

Serena caused a stir with a comment made in the same interview after she apparently accidentally revealed the gender of royal baby Sussex.


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Cape Town - Serena Williams may have let slip a significant detail about Prince Harry and Meghan's unborn baby. Fans were quick to point out that the tennis pro may have unintentionally revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting a girl during an interview with E! News .

The Duchess of Sussex spent a few days in New York to spend time with her friends and celebrate her first pregnancy in mid-February.

According to Gayle King – who was an invited guest at the baby shower – "a good time was had by all" during the special celebration.

She added that Meghan didn't open her gifts because she wanted to wait for Harry however, it was later reported that the former American actress didn't open anything to avoid leaking the gender of the baby.

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Meghan revealed her due date is anytime between the end of April and beginning of May. The 37-year-old's mother, Doria arrived in London earlier this week, further signifying that the baby royal could arrive any day now.

Prince Harry and Meghan announced earlier this month that they will be keeping details surrounding the birth of their child private until they have had time to celebrate as a new family.


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