She was a guest at her wedding to British Prince Harry in May 2018.
But Monday, Serena Williams joked that she’s never heard of Meghan Markle in a video chat with Naomi Campbell.
The tennis bait went crazy when British supermodel Naomi, 49, asked if she was happy Meghan had moved to live with Harry and son Archie in Los Angeles.
Coy: Serena Williams joked she’s never heard of Meghan Markle in a video chat with Naomi Campbell Monday when asked if she was happy the Suits actress had moved to LA
“I don’t know what you’re talking about, I don’t know about that,” Serena, 38, replied, trying to close the direction of the conversation.
When Naomi pressed it back laughing, she said, “I’ve never seen her, never heard of her, I don’t know her.”
Serena and her sister Venus Williams joined the model for one episode of her No filter with Naomi series on YouTube.
Wouldn’t be signed: “I’ve never seen her, never heard of her, I don’t know her,” said Serena as Naomi giggled and sister Venus Williams held a poker face
Big Buddies: The tennis champion and actress first met at a 2010 Super Bowl party in Miami and were photographed together while working together at a 2014 Super Bowl event in NYC
VIPs: Serena and husband Alexis Ohanian were guests at Meghan’s May 2018 wedding to Prince Harry in Windsor, England
The conversation was also much about fashion, with Serena revealing that Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour had insisted on helping her with her wedding dress when she tied the knot with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.
“You know she is a special person, and I absolutely love her. And I love being around her, ”Serena said of Wintour.
“First of all, she says, ‘you can’t get this without me’ and I’m like ‘OK’. Every sketch and design we sent her and she gave great feedback, and I’m like, ‘Oh my god, you’re right, that would be really cool and very good.’ It was really awesome. ‘
Fashionistas: Serena gushed about her friendship with Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, calling her ‘a special person’ whom she loves. The pair were pictured in Milan in 2016
Tips: Serena revealed that prior to her marriage to Ohanian, Wintour advised her about her wedding dress and said, “Every sketch and design we sent her, and she gave great feedback.”
Serena married Ohanian in November 2017 after the birth of their daughter Olympia.
It is believed that she first met Meghan in 2010 at a Super Bowl party in Miami, Florida.
In 2017, the tennis superstar revealed Vanity Fair that the actress had taken her advice on dealing with the paparazzi after news of her romance with Harry went public.
“I said to her,” You must be who you are, Meghan. You can’t hide, ” said Serena.
Meghan also supported Serena at Wimbledon and the US Open, making sure she was in the stands to cheer on the champion.
Following their decision to step down as senior members of the royal family on March 31, Meghan and Harry moved from Canada, where they lived for six months, to Los Angeles, where the former Suits actress had grown up.
Serena also grew up in LA, but now lives in Palm Beach, Florida, with her husband and daughter.
BFFs: In 2017, the tennis superstar revealed to Vanity Fair that she had advised Meghan to be just herself when she asked for tips on how to handle media research into her romance with Harry