Bow down, b*tches. Tennis superstar and all-around badass Serena Williams showed just how tough she is on Tuesday night. Williams was dining at Mission Chinese with Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian when she noticed a man take her phone. "I looked at the chair, than shouted 'Omg that dude took my phone!!'" she recounted on Facebook. "Not thinking I reacted (hence the superwoman photo) I jumped up, weaved my way in and out of the cozy restaurant (leaping over a chair or two) and chased him down." Williams caught up with the alleged thief outside the restaurant.
He began to run but I was too fast. (Those sprints came in handy) I was upon him in a flash! In the most menacing yet calm no nonsense voice I could muster I kindly asked him if he "accidentally" took the wrong phone. He stumbled on his words probably not expecting this to happen. While he was thinking of the right thing to say and eventually he said "Gosh you know what I did! It was so confusing in there. I must have grabbed the wrong phone."
Williams returned to the restaurant to "a standing ovation," she wrote. "I was proud. I just showed every man in there I can stand up to bully's [sic] and other men. It was a win for the ladies!"
Mission Chinese server Anastasia Villanueva told ABC News that, "I think that she was very brave, she could set like an example for people." See Serena's full post and a video of the incident below.