On the third episode of her docuseries ‘Being Serena, which comes on HBO, it shows Serena getting a text message from her father while doing a photo-shoot for Vogue that he would not be able to walk her down the isle.
She received that text just one hour before the wedding and the image of her in wearing her stunning Alexander McQueen wedding dress was published by the magazine.
Her father Richard told her that he could not attend, due to health and personal reasons, not feeling like himself..
Serena was very selfless, the tennis star did not get mad or sad and instead comforted her father, who was going through medical and personal problems at the time (Serena and Alexis Ohanian at their ceremony above)
Alexandra Macon, who covered the wedding for Vogue, said on Wednesday that Serena never said anything about that text or her father’s absence – until now.
‘I can only imagine how all over the place her emotions must have been, but she radiated a sense of calm, even when things went wrong,’ Macon wrote in a post on Vogue.com ahead of the episode.
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