'F*****G GODESSES': Serena and Venus Williams hailed in silver Versace outfits at CCAs
Serena and Venus Williams sparkled in their silver Versace outfits as they posed for the paparazzi at the Critics Choice Awards 2022
The 27th Critics' Choice Awards were presented on March 13, 2022, and saw a host of celebrities walk down the red carpet. Popular tennis players, Serena and Venus Williams were among the stars who showed up at the awards. The duo sparkled in their silver Versace outfits, while they posed for the paparazzi.
Serena, 40, wore a form-fitting shiny gown with a scoop neckline and a pleated train at the 27th Critics' Choice Awards. She styled her hair in a short, curly bob and wore minimal silver accessories. Styled by Law Roach, 41-year-old Venus flaunted her toned legs in an outfit with a plunging neckline, waist-high side splits, and shimmering bike shorts. She paired the look with platform heels, a sparkly clutch, middle-parted straight hair, and silver jewelry.
"THEE @venuswilliams ..... wearing Atelier @versace and @messikajewelry," Roach captioned an Instagram reel, while another post read, "A fucking GODDESS..... @venuswilliams [camera emoji] @karinamilan__"
Stylist and creative director Jason Bolden posted a reel featuring Serena with the caption, "ICON ICON ICON [x3 diamond emojis]. In the video, Serena can be seen posing in a garden while pop song 'Diamonds' sung by Rihanna plays.
Multiple fans took to Twitter to praise the sisters for their looks. One user tweeted, "Venus and Serena Williams looking absolutely amazing on stage at the #CriticsChoiceAwards. [crown emoji] [red heart emoji] #VenusWilliams #SerenaWilliams," while another said, "Venus and Serena Williams. HUGE ovation for these two icons #CriticsChoiceAwards".
"Venus Williams and Serena Williams came to SERVE. #CriticsChoice ([camera emoji]: Getty Images)," read one tweet. Another said, "Venus and Serena Williams at the #CriticsChoiceAwards. [fire emoji] #VenusWilliams #SerenaWilliams".
One user wrote, "LOOK AT VENUS AND SERENA!!!" Another commented, "VENUS AND SERENA!! Power DUO!!! QUEENS!!! #kingrichard #CriticsChoiceAwards". A third added, "Venus and Serena Williams at the Critics Choice Awards red carpet They're gorgeous! #CriticsChoice #CriticsChoiceAwards".
King Richard, the biographical drama film based on their lives, was nominated for Best Picture at the ceremony. The sisters received a standing ovation as they stepped onto the stage inside to present the award for Best Drama Series to the cast of Succession. Meanwhile, Will Smith won the award for Best Actor for portraying Venus and Serena's father, Richard Williams in the film.
"Thank you very much. I am here tonight with Venus and Serena, and their sister. And I really just want to say to all of you, thank you for entrusting me with your story. What you were able to do and what your family was able to do inspired everyone in this room, everyone in this country, and everyone around the world," Smith said during his acceptance speech.
"You all define the American dream. You represent the best of what we all hope this world and this country can be. And I want to also share this and say to your mother, who for a lot of years, took a really quiet role, and I love that we were able to show what your mother did to help create and mold and shape your family, and to be able to show to the world the power of faith, the power of unity, the power of the family the power of discipline," he added.
"But, to the Williams family, thank you, thank you all so much for the years of inspiration, and studying your family, and working hard to understand and deliver your story. I saw the secret, scary, hard places that you went out on that court, and you smiled, and you did your job," he added. "Thank you all for your story and thank you all for this award," Smith concluded.