Venus and Serena Williams were recently on a program on the American Sports ESPN channel. During the interview, the two tennis champions spoke of the tragic loss of their sister, who was murdered during a shooting. A moment of deep pain for the two Americans.
It must be said that life was not always rosy for the Williams despite the happiness recently experienced with the birth of the little Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. During the show, the two sisters remembered the tragedy that the had been hit in 2003: the murder of their sister Yetunde Price, shot in the head: ” The violence has affected our lives personally, we lost our sister. […] I think people do not necessarily realize how much violence really affects your family, “said Serena Williams.
Although the two champions have always been strong and able to face the tragic loss of their loved one, the ordeal did not stop there: ” It ruins lives. I think the worst days of our lives have been to tell our sister’s children what happened to their mother. You can not be prepared for that, “added Venus.
Recall that it was September 14, 2003 that the dead body of Yetunde Price was found in Compton, a Los Angeles neighborhood deemed dangerous for its multiple gangs and repeated violence. According to the report of the autopsy that had been issued, Venus and Serena’s sister succumbed to her injuries after being shot in the head during a shootout.