Why is Twitter so dangerous to professional athletes? We get to see who they really are, instead of the faux, pre-packaged personalities offered us by their sponsors.
The latest example of Twitter pulling back that curtain was the indelicate display put on by Serena Williams last Saturday.
Last weekend the ATP’s Farmers Classic was being played in Los Angeles. On Saturday afternoon, Williams told her 1.7 million Twitter followers to boycott the men’s tennis tournament because she was charged for tickets to the tournament.
Two of the Tweets she sent out slamming the tournament: Read more…