It was a big night for the family as Venus and Serena Williams attended the Oscars to see King Richard bag a major reward, despite the slap heard around the world.
Venus and Serena are grateful to the filmmakers for telling the story of their often misunderstood father.
As Venus retired from tennis, Serena, 40, refused to give up on the dream of adding to her 23 Grand Slams.
Venus might be secretly grateful that Will Smith grabbed the headlines, allowing her own wardrobe malfunction to go unnoticed.
Venus and Serena also attended the posh Vanity Fair Oscars party, the youngest flanked by her hubby while the older sister celebrated unaccompanied.
Serena remains coy about her return to the field.
By now everyone has heard of the infamous slap in the face, but Will Smith still won an Oscar for his portrayal of Richard Williams.
Smith’s award is the icing on the cake for a film that received critical acclaim with a number of great performances.
Saniyya Sidney won acclaim for her portrayal of Venus Williams.
Demi Singleton got a breakout role in King Richard as Serena Williams.
A controversial night overshadowed what should have been a big night for the Williams family.
The film adds some light to the image of Richard Williams portrayed by the media over the years.