Venus & Serena’s Dad Is Divorcing His Much Younger Wife

By Victor Trammell

Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams is currently dealing with a serious situation involving his much younger soon-to-be ex-wife.

According to the Daily Mail, a major British newspaper, Mr. Williams, 75, is seeking a divorce from Lakeisha Williams, 38, who has been his wife for the last seven years. The couple also has a five-year-old son together named Dylan. Mr. Williams filed for divorce in the district court of the West Palm Beach, Florida area.

In his recently filed divorce petition, Mr. Williams made a number of allegations against his wife Lakeisha. He claimed she is an alcoholic, as well as more serious allegations, which involve him being victimized by his wife through the use of illegal fraud and forgery.

“[Mr. Williams] also claims [his wife] is stealing his social security checks and transferred ownership of their cars and a house to herself by forging his signature,” wrote Jose Lambiet, a West Palm Beach, Florida correspondent for the Daily Mail.

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