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Security for the event was tight, an entire block in the Big Easy — a city known for its jazz music, good food and party atmosphere — was closed to traffic.
According the entertainment website ETonline, the wedding had a “Beauty and the Beast” theme.
According to the Daily Mail, the 250 or so guests invited to the Williams-Ohanian wedding were asked not to bring their cell phones, because an exclusive photo deal had been signed with Vogue.
Music royalty Beyonce, legendary Vogue magazine editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, actress Eva Longoria and singer Ciara attended the ceremony.
The rehearsal dinner was held on Wednesday night at Emeril Lagasse‘s restaurant Meril. It all happened back in January when Williams had been training in Melbourne and wasn’t feeling well, according to Vanity Fair.
The couple decided to wait until their baby was born before saying their “I do’s.” They don’t live together currently, and have just been seeing each other on the weekends; Williams lives in Florida while Ohanian is in California. News caught up with Williams and asked her about rumor that she and Ohanian had secretly tied the knot. There was a bridal shower, and after the bridal comes the bachelorette [party], which is not gonna happen right now! She said that she threw up and she noticed that her “breasts had enlarged.” While she just chalked it up to “being hormonal,” her friend, Jessica Steindorff, suggested she take a pregnancy test.
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Serena Williams are married.
Williams’s sister Venus, along with her seven bridesmaids, all wore custom-made cream-colored gowns designed by Galia Lahav, and made in Tel Aviv, to the lavish ceremony over the weekend.Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Williams herself wore a strapless ball gown designed by Sarah Burton for Alexander Mc Queen, which she covered with a sheer sparkly cape.