Serena Williams just announced that her daughter Olympia’s now-famous doll can be purchased on Amazon!
Qai Qai — who first hit the scenein 2018 through Instagram — is now an internet phenomenon that kids can play with in their own home.
On Oct. 13, Qai Qai teased the news on her account through a photo of herself at a computer that reads “Per my last email” across the screen. “I know you’ve missed me,” read the caption, “I’ve been hard at work on something big.”
On Thursday, the tennis superstar and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, broke the news on social media.
“But where can I buy my own Qai Qai?!" is a question me and @alexisohanian have been asked countless times by family, friends, and (literally!!) thousands of people on the internet. Starting today, you can bring @RealQaiQai to your own home ❤️❤️ https://t.co/UuAgZr4zqX pic.twitter.com/uhU26gD08o
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) October 15, 2020
We made a doll. Like a real doll. A Real @RealQaiQai https://t.co/dmhop9OdOR pic.twitter.com/pzj5gNpQQ2
— AlexisOhanian7️⃣7️⃣6️⃣ (@alexisohanian) October 15, 2020
“There’s something really special about the relationship between a child and their favorite toy,” Williams said in a press release. “Qai Qai has been around for more than half of Olympia’s life and she still takes her everywhere we go. Today, I am so excited to be able to share Qai Qai with children everywhere.”
If you’ve been following Qai Qai on social media, you’re fully aware that she does it all.
“Qai Qai is no ordinary doll, and it’s amazing to see her use social media to educate, inspire, and bring a smile to audiences from all backgrounds,” Williams said.
To get your hands on a new Qai Qai doll, click here.