The whole month of October is always marked all over the world as the month of breast cancer awareness.
Renowned tennis champion Serena Williams decided to take a bold step in her campaign on breast cancer only that rather than wait for October to address the issue of breast cancer, she picked on Saturday, September 29 to start her own campaign.
The mother of one decided to dedicate the classic Divinyls song, I Touch Myself, to create awareness in a video she shared on her Instagram page. The tennis legend wasn’t trying to gather likes on her page but rather drawing awareness for Breast Cancer Awarness Month. Singing, Serena went topless in the video that has gone viral.
In the video, the tennis legend was seen singing and touching her breast emotionally as a means of creating awareness of breast cancer.
Briefly.co.za learned that Williams surprised many with her singing talent and who knows she might decide to pick singing up as another career after tennis.
She confessed that she was “uncomfortable” doing the video but believed in the cause that much that she can not reject the role. She said|:
“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.”
She explained further the reason behind the song I Touch Myself, she said:
“The music video is part of the I Touch Myself Project which was created in honour 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,” she said
Breast cancer has been reported to have killed many women than men and women have always been advised on how to detect early symptoms of the ravaging terminal ailment.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported earlier that the month of September seems to be the birthday month of most celebrities as it has been noted that several entertainers and their families have celebrated their day in this special month.
It is now the turn of beautiful tennis player, Serena Williams, as she turns 37 on Wednesday, September 26. The black and beautiful talented athlete is now more mainstream seeing as several people who are not sports enthusiasts know who she is. The mother of one has become an epitome of hard work and success especially after she was able to qualify for the US open even after childbirth.
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