Show me that you care.” Eight-time Miami Open winner Serena, who recently had a baby girl with fiancée and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, tells Ratner: “Can you stop?
With a steady trickle of sexual harassment bearing down on Miami Beach favorite son Brett Ratner, the last thing the movie director needed was old footage of him acting strange with ex-galpal Serena Williams popping up on social media.
But the Twittersphere has been buzzing all day about a 2005 video from the ABC Family reality TV series “Venus & Serena: For Real” that popped overnight.
In the 90-second clip, Ratner continuously touches Williams before saying, "Give me some love.
Show me that you care."A visibly upset Serena asks Ratner to watch her sister play and tells him, "You're being very disturbing." As she cheers on Venus Ratner then chimes in, "Sexy legs! In the next scene, still at the match, Williams tells him she wants to see other people, adding, "We don't have a relationship.
In his defense, he thought this was a thing where you could eat breakfast off of 100 women.” Ratner isn’t married, but has been romantically linked to various women in the entertainment industry over the years. (Getty) It’s been widely reported that Ratner and tennis star Serena Williams had a romantic relationship for about one year (2004-2005). In it, he told the story about how he was “banned for life from the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc” after he wrote about being given “the worst room in the entire hotel.” Ratner wrote that he’s “back in good standing” with the hotel.
Those include Munn, Romanian model Alina Puşcău, tennis star Serena Williams, Lindsay Lohan, Maggie Q and more. I’ve been friends with her for 20 years.” The two were seen shopping together just a few months after Carey and Nick Cannon split after six years of marriage. He wrote that in 2004, he convinced his “then-girlfriend” Williams to leave Paris, where she was prepping for the French Open, and join him at the hotel.
Here’s what you need to know about the women Ratner has been rumored to be with over the years: For years, there had been rumors that Ratner was dating Mariah Carey. When asked about the rumors floating around that he was dating Carey, he said he couldn’t help but smile. “I used all of my charm and powers of persuasion and hyperbole, telling her she’d get the best room in the hotel, and she could train on the du Cap’s clay courts during our luxurious stay,” he wrote. I had to walk down a back stairwell to find a room with a window that faces a brick wall.
When speculation spread that the two were dating after they were seen shopping together at a joint birthday party, Ratner shut down the rumors. Williams ended up joining Ratner at the hotel, but she wasn’t pleased with the hotel room. I have to crouch just to get under the shower head.” Their relationship didn’t last too long, though, as Williams and Ratner reportedly split after he “spent a week partying in New York” with Sean “P-Diddy” Combs, Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri.
“I don’t wanna be (your girlfriend),” the outlet wrote.
“I wanna see other people…we don’t have a relationship.
For years, there had been numerous women coming forward with stories of sexual encounters with Ratner.