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Serena Williams Goes Topless To Spread Breast Cancer Awareness!

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This Sunday, Serena Williams put out a video in honour on Instagram of celebrated diva, Chrissy Amphlett, who passed away from breast cancer at the age of 53, in 2013. The tennis superstar produced this video to promote breast cancer awareness.

The rather bold video features Serena topless, using her hands to cover her chest while she sings a version of the Australian band, The Divinyls’ hit I Touch Myself.

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This Breast Cancer Awareness Month I’ve recorded a version of The Divinyls global hit “I Touch Myself” to remind women to self-check regularly. _ Yes, this put me out of my comfort zone, but I wanted to do it because it’s an issue that affects all women of all colors, all around the world. Early detection is key – it saves so many lives. I just hope this helps to remind women of that. _ The music video is part of the I Touch Myself Project which was created in honor of celebrated diva, Chrissy Amphlett, who passed away from breast cancer, and who gave us her hit song to remind women to put their health first. The project is proudly supported by @BerleiAus for Breast Cancer Network Australia. _ Visit the link in my bio to find out more. #ITouchMyselfProject #BerleiAus #BCNA #DoItForYourself

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She stated that “Yes, this put me out of my comfort zone, but I wanted to do it because it’s an issue that affects all women of all colours, all around the world. Early detection is key – it saves so many lives. I just hope this helps to remind women of that.”

The music video, which is part of the I Touch Myself Project, gained 1.3 million views in the first 10 hours after the video was published. Serena’s fans really appreciated her bravery in performing this song.

Let us know what you think of this video in the comments below.

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Hauterfly's Content Writer and Video Producer, Kreena is a sucker for all things DIY. In love with nail art, beauty, fashion, textiles, and all things creative under the sun, she follows the mantra: Why buy, when you can DIY?!

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