Serena Williams slammed on comment on giving birth makes her a real woman

Serena Williams is facing backlash for her comment on who is a `real woman`.

Serena who is pregnant with her first child with fiance Alexis Ohanian in an interview with Herald Sun`s Stella said ‘I have so much respect for so many women [for giving birth],’  ‘I am about to be a real woman now, you know? It’s going to be something incredibly impressive to go through.’

This comment was quickly condemned and labeled brainless by many social media respondents.

One tweeter user said What a ridiculous comment! I am not "less of  a woman" because I don't have children`

They also noted that they shouldn’t be considered ‘less of a woman’ for not having children.

Many called the statement unfortunate and ridiculous.

in interview Williams also opened up about her fears of giving birth, saying that watching birthing videos hasn’t helped.

The tweets:


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