"Mama said knock you out." It's a song with lyrics that Serena Williams delivers soothingly in a poignant new spot for partner Chase with her nearly one–year-old daughter Olympia
With lines such as "Don't ever compare me to the rest/ that'll all get sliced and diced," the viewer is left to wonder whether such a song as LL Cool J's "Mama Said Knock You Out" provides for Williams an allusion to sending her young daughter off to precious sleep or dispatching her foes in Grand Slam matches.
The answer: both. It's a brilliant ad.
Kids humble us. The other day on a flight home Olympia had so much energy and insisted on running up and down the aisle. When I finally got her to calm down and sit still, she threw up all over me and in the aisle. #ThisMama wants to remind all mothers the importance of supporting one another through the highs, lows, laughs and tears. _ Share your own stories of motherhood with hashtag #ThisMama. I’d love to hear them!
A six-time singles winner in New York, Williams last won big in the Big Apple in 2014. Williams kicks off her 2018 US Open campaign on Monday night against Poland's Magda Linette.
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