Richard Williams, who coached his tennis famous person daughters and is the topic of a Hollywood biopic starring Will Smith, is in declining health, enmeshed in a messy divorce and being cared for by a son with a legal previous.
The son, Chavoita Lesane, 48, has been concerned in dozens of legal proceedings during the last 23 years, in line with public data and a report in The Sun newspaper.
Lesane has energy of legal professional over Williams, 79, who is going by a protracted divorce from his spouse Lakeisha, 41. The proceedings started in 2017. The couple married in 2010 and have a younger son, Dylan, born in 2012.
In 2014, Williams penned the autobiography “Black and White: The Way I See It” which particulars how he coached his daughters Venus and Serena Williams to change into tennis superstars.
Williams, whose health has been in decline since struggling a stroke in 2016, has more and more relied on his son, who now lives in Atlanta, in line with his Facebook web page. Lesane’s Instagram account options current photographs of Williams, who seems frail. Williams additionally suffers from a neurological dysfunction that impacts his capacity to talk.
In addition to a number of site visitors infractions, Lesane has been charged with aggravated battery on a pregnant lady in 1998 though the case was later dropped, in line with Florida courtroom data.
He was charged with battery in 2001, and entered a not responsible plea. He was sentenced to 4 years probation for driving with a suspended license in 2007.