Serena Williams Sings "I Touch Myself" To Raise Awareness For Breast Cancer Screenings

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1, 2018
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Serena Williams is stepping out of her "comfort zone" to help save some lives.

Williams posted a video of herself topless and singing "I Touch Myself" this weekend, all for the very important efforts of the I Touch Myself Project.

"I’ve recorded a version of The Divinyls global hit “I Touch Myself” to remind women to self-check regularly" says Serena in the caption. "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."

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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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Launched in Australia in 2014, the I Touch Myself Project was created to encourage women to self-check themselves for signs of breast cancer. The campaign was launched in memory of Divinyls' lead singer Chrissy Amphlett, who released the song in 1990. Amphlett passed away following a fight with the disease in 2013.

You can find out more about the I Touch Myself Project here.

 

 

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