"Words can"t express my shock and horror," Williams said ."He was just a complete icon."
Williams said that she had met Michael Jackson a couple of times and that she was star struck every time she saw him.
"I think any celebrity who met Michael Jackson was completely in awe. I know I was. I kept thinking, "Oh, my God, oh my God. It's him, it's him." So, for me, he was the celebrity of all celebrities," Serena Williams said.
The World Champ said that she was glued to the computer on Thursday,. Jun 25 for any new information about the demise of 'the greatest entertainer'. She went on to compare Michael Jackson to other music icons like Beatles and Elvis Presley.