Naomi Osaka was thrust into the highlight after her spectacular US Open win over Serena Williams. The quiet and reserved 20-year-old made an look on The Ellen DeGeneres Present on Wednesday, the place she talked the controversy about her finals match and her favourite issues together with her crush on Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan.
DeGeneres requested the first-time Grand Slam champion what was going by her thoughts when Williams confronted the match’s umpire. Osaka revealed she was unaware of what was taking place within the Arthur Ashe Stadium as a result of it was loud. She additionally turned away from as soon as Williams grew to become upset grew to become it’s one thing that she realized to do as a youthful tennis participant.
Though the 23-time Grand Slam winner was upset by her loss, Osaka revealed what she whispered to her on the rostrum. “She stated that she was happy with me and that I ought to know that the group wasn’t booing at me,” the 20-year-old stated. “On the time, I did … assume that they have been booing at me. I couldn’t inform what was going on, as a result of it was simply so loud in there. It was slightly bit hectic.”
Osaka instructed the present’s host about her favourite issues together with the colour black, The Workplace sitcom, Beyoncé and her celeb crush Michael B. Jordan. DeGeneres stated she would play matchmaker for the 2. Though Osaka bashfully refused a textual content was despatched to Jordan, who responded again with a video message for the US Open champion.
“I simply needed to ship my love and help and say congratulations,” the actor stated. “It’s a giant second for you. The way in which you carry your self with such humility and beauty is superb to see.”
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) September 12, 2018