‘What Was Your Response Again When Trump Tried This?’- Serena Williams’ Husband Alexis Ohanian’s Opinion on TikTok Controversy Garners Mixed Reactions

Published 03/16/2023, 2:31 PM EDT

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The recent decision taken by the US Government over banning TikTok is the biggest concern of every American today. And while every citizen is sharing their thoughts on the TikTok ban. Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian has also given his opinion on the issue.

The Reddit co-founder is quite involved, whether it’s the business world, the sporting world, or the political world, to make his point very clear about what he believes in. Therefore, it is quite unsurprising that he would share his take on such a hot-button issue in the US.

Fans are divided over Serena Williams’ husband’s comment regarding the TikTok ban


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The Reddit co-founder recently took to his Twitter account to share his opinion on the ongoing issue regarding the US government banning TikTok from the country over an ownership concern. To which, the American businessman  wrote, “It’s happening, folks.” 

However, his support for the situation got a lot of mixed reactions from other Twitter users.

A lot of people agreed with his take on banning TikTok. While others wanted to know what his stance was when the Trump administration tried to do the same thing.

A fan wrote, “What was your response again when Trump tried this 4 years ago?”

Here is how other people responded to Alex Ohanian’s comment on the TikTok ban.


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Nevertheless, just a few days ago, the 39-year-old entrepreneur, in an interview, openly talked about the current situation of TikTok in the US.


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Ohanian’s take on the TikTok culture 

In a conversation with Inc., the tennis legend’s husband talked about how the end of the social media video-making app is near. He talked about how the video-making app is on the verge of dying as other similar apps have stepped up, giving more options to the people who once enjoyed using TikTok.

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Not only that, but he also focused on the fact that teenage children are kind of a driving force behind these apps and they get carried away by recent trends. Using this analogy, he explained the fact that Tiktok’s enthusiasm will probably die in the near future.

It begs the question about what would happen to the content creators whose entire livelihood is based on making TikTok videos. Nevertheless, what do you think about Williams’ husband’s comment regarding the TikTok ban? Let us know in the comment section below.



Pratishtha Prakash

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Pratishtha Prakash is a Tennis writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media and Journalism from MIT ADT University, Pune. In the past, she has interned at the sports desk of The Hitavada, a regional English daily newspaper.

Edited By: Arijit Saha