"One thing I'm looking forward to is for my kid to watch one of my matches and tell someone 'that's my mom,'" Osaka said in a statement.
"I Felt Like If I Was Cast As A Distinctly Asian Character, There'd Be Controversy Around It": Mixed-Race Celebrities Are Talking About Their Identities
"I think the best thing is just to grow up and know who you are. You may not understand certain things, but I'm blessed to have the parents that I had."
Celebs are learning to put their careers on pause to care for their mental well-being.
"A lot of people don’t know that I’m mixed race, or if they do, they’ve got no idea of my ethnicity."
AAPI athletes are some of the best in the world.
Let's find out how much of a fan you really are.
"I am who I am. I’m good with it. You might need to figure it out, but I’m fine with it."
Emma Thompson forcing everyone to dance at Adele's concert was everything.
From Beyoncé to Jennifer Aniston to Snoop Dogg.
Test Your Knowledge Of This Week's Pop Culture News To See Where You Fall Between "Hilariously Not-In-The-Know" To "Terrifyingly In-The-Know"
Emmys, Nicki Minaj, Britney engagement — this past week in pop culture has felt like a decade, honestly.
"You get two types of people at the Met Gala. You get the people who want to look cute and then you've got the people who want to go on theme."
Gen Z Celebs Are Taking Red Carpet Fashion To Heights Millennials Could Only Dream Of, And These 35 Looks Prove It
Zendaya's 2019 Met Gala look though. 👀
Indigenous Model Quannah Chasinghorse's Met Gala Glam Exemplified This Year's American Theme — Along With These Other Celebs' Beauty Looks
All of the 1920s-inspired looks >>>>>>.
"No hay cultura estadounidense sin cultura negra".
So much excellence in one place ✨
"There is no American culture without black culture."
Look who came to slay!
"I'd like to see you try."
Tennis Star Sloane Stephens Shared The Abusive Instagram Messages She Got After Losing Her US Open Match
"This type of hate is so exhausting and never ending," she wrote.
Naomi Osaka Said She Might Take A Break From Tennis After Revealing She Doesn't Feel Happy When She Wins Anymore
"Recently, when I win, I don’t feel happy; I feel more like a relief. And then, when I lose, I feel very sad," the 23-year-old said. "I don't think that's normal."
Leave It To Naomi Osaka To Inspire The "Absolute Legends" Among Us To Be A Little Nicer To Ourselves
She's the GOAT on and off the court.
Naomi Osaka Revealed Why She Spoke Up About Her Mental Health Struggles And Everyone Needs To Hear This
“The more we can all be open, the more we can help each other be better.”
"It is like a reality show, but we’re seeing it in real time, which we don’t often get to see with reality shows."
Here's what you might've missed!
The tennis superstar made one of her first public appearances after taking a two-month mental health break.
Naomi Osaka's Response To Megyn Kelly's Harassment Proves She Is Better Than I Am Because I Would Probably Resort To Hexing
For the love of all that is good, leave Naomi alone!
A night of talent and style!
"I also do not want to have to engage in a scrutiny of my personal medical history ever again."
"I am with you."
Here's what you might've missed.
Serena Williams Showed Support To Naomi Osaka After She Was Criticized For Not Doing Press At The French Open
"I wish I could give her a hug because I know what it's like. I've been in those positions."
"The truth is that I have suffered long bouts of depression since the US Open in 2018 and I have had a really hard time coping with that."
"I'm just trying to sing like you one day..."
“I think I’m looking for something that feels on my behalf.”
“I’ve often felt that people have no regard for athletes mental health and this rings very true whenever I see a press conference or partake in one.”
"I was arguably America's favorite white boy at one point, and it's like, 'Wait, that guy is mixed?'"
They're the biggest stars of Gen Z!
Listen: This Is Why We’re So Excited About Marvel’s “Black Panther” and “Captain Marvel” Sequels, Plus First Peek at “Eternals” From Chloe Zhao
“My pick for the next King or Queen of Wakanda? Shuri is always my pick for everything. If you asked me who my pick would be for president I would tell you: ‘Oh have you heard the good word of Shuri?’”
"If people loved Asian people as much as they love bubble tea, anime, mochi, sushi, matcha, etc."
Naomi Osaka Thanked Her Boyfriend Cordae For Dropping "Everything" To Support Her At The US Open Finals
Naomi Osaka's boyfriend is so supportive!
She has that "Kobe mentality" in big moments.
Literally all of the WNBA salaries cap at $215,000.
"Reconnecting with an old pal..."
"Sakura could never."
"I'm not even close to being a legend yet, but I'll try my best."
“I tend to tune out all generational talk these days. Because it all seems very fake. It all seems like superficial loyalty. Almost like a sports team.”
Serena Williams Stopped A Press Conference And Left The Room In Tears After Questions And Rumors About Her Retirement
"If I ever say farewell, I wouldn't tell anyone."
"Why do you feel like you can comment on what I wear?"
"The Twilight soundtrack really dodged a bullet by existing before I made music..."
"Anybody want my hand in marriage?"
"Please don't sue me!"
"I'm still freaking out that you know who I am..."
I'm feeling inspired, tbh.
"The rumors are true..."
"Now that I have your attention..."
Stan Naomi Osaka for clear skin and good health.
"As far back as the 1970s, the plastics industry knew that recycling couldn’t be scaled up enough to make a difference."
Get you someone who supports you like Cordae supports Naomi.
People Are Applauding Naomi Osaka's Response To A Question About Black Lives Matter After Winning The US Open
Protect Naomi Osaka at all costs.
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Naomi Osaka, The Highest-Paid Female Athlete, Has Withdrawn From A Tennis Match In Protest Of The Shooting Of Jacob Blake
"Before I am [an] athlete, I am a black woman."
"I have receipts."
"Hey, Naomi! It's Serena Williams."
Osaka won the Australian Open in Melbourne on Saturday and received her trophy from Li Na, the first Asian Grand Slam champion.
If I ever become famous, I know who I'm calling to play matchmaker.
Australian cartoonist Mark Knight initially defended his cartoon from critics, saying, "I’m sorry it has been taken by social media and distorted so much."
“The person who drew this is garbage.”
"I felt a little bit sad because I wasn't really sure if they were booing at me or if it wasn't the outcome that they wanted."
In a match marked by a blowout argument between Williams and tennis officials, the 20-year-old Osaka is the first Japanese-born woman to win a Grand Slam final.