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Martina Navratilova has long been honored for her extraordinary achievements in sports, both on and off the tennis court and around the world. Her public persona has been further enhanced by her marriage to Julia Lemigova, a former model and beauty queen. Together, they have come to represent love, resiliency, and accepting oneself for who they really are.

Over the years, their journey has been marked not only by achievements in their respective fields but also by a shared commitment to authenticity and openness. The Russian model has been going viral for her open act of kissing and normalizing the same. But that’s not it; recently, her kissing act also got a heads-up from a media bigwig.

Media bigwig impressed with Martina Navratilova’s wife

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The 59-time Grand Slam Champion’s wife was recently seen displaying her acting skills on the show Real Housewives of Miami. In that show, there is an episode where Lisa breaks down during their girl’s trip together. While that episode is full of chaos, in the end, the Russian model is seen kissing everyone and turning everything into a light-hearted moment.

While the pictures of her kissing the cast of RHOM are doing the rounds on the internet, an entertainment reporter, Spencer Lubitz, took to his Instagram account to share his take on the same scene. He wrote, “Pretty much why @julialemigova and I get along.”

Subsequently, he openly revealed the fact that he and the 67-year-old tennis player’s wife share a great bond with each other. On the other hand, he also shed light on the reason behind their bonding and stated that it’s Lemigova’s openness to do things.

But do you know that the first time Lemigova and Navratilova went on a first date with each other, the Russian model was quite embarrassed to even walk as a couple or even show love publicly? Let’s take a look at how the person embracing kissing was once the same person who was afraid to hold hands with her girlfriend.

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Lemigova was too stunned to hold hands

The 50-year-old actress last year described how she was afraid to accept her love publicly. Along with that, you also record an incident from the days when she was dating the former world number one. She said, “At that time, I couldn’t do it. I couldn’t even imagine making myself doing and Martina would hold my hands. And I would take my hand away. I know people can watch us they can see us.”

On the other hand, she also highlighted how she was quite self-conscious and was feeling terrible while walking on the streets of Paris or stitching in a restaurant, admiring straight couples spending moments together. Further, she also dwelled on how kissing each other and holding hands are some things that are fine to her now but were not at that time.

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Nevertheless, what are your thoughts on Lemigova’s kissing act? Do let us know in the comment section below.