Serena Williams is GQ’s “Woman Of The Year”, controversy over cover

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Tennis great Serena Williams is adding to her accolades. She’s been named GQ’s woman of the year.

The 37-year-old is featured on 1 of 4 covers of the December issue wearing a black long-sleeve turtleneck leotard and is called “The Champion” by the magazine.

Silliams is alongside GQ’s men of the year, actors Michael B. Jordan, Henry Golding and Jonah Hill.

But, the cover has caused some controversy.

Many on social media questioned why the word “woman” is in quotes on the cover.

The athlete’s femininity has been criticized before. Last year, Williams wrote an open letter on Reddit about being called a man because of her muscular physique.

In a response to the controversy, a GQ employee tweeted the artist responsible for the design using quotation marks in many of his works.

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