No doubt that Serena Williams is a woman of many talents. This time she has invested one of her talents for a noble cause. She has recorded a topless music video to raise awareness for breast cancer.
“I Touch Myself”
Williams, in a video posted on Instagram, sings a cover of “I Touch Myself” by Australian rock band Diviynls. She has sung the 1991 hit song’s version, in support of Breast Cancer Network Australia. BERLEI, Australia premium women’s lingerie wear, proudly supports the project.
“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”
Reminder for women to self-check regularly
Chrissy Amphlett, lead singer of Divinyls, who had co-written the song, who died of breast cancer in 2013, aged 53. “The project aims to honour celebrated diva, Chrissy Amphlett, who gave us her hit song to remind women to put their health first,” wrote the 23-time Grand Slam champion.
Millions of people have already viewed the video within 12 hours of it’s upload. Fans are lauding the tennis superstar for her bravery in performing the song. Here are some amazing reactions to the music video:
Inspiring. Thank u Serena. I've lost family to Breast Cancer. This is IMPORTANT!
— HealthcareWorkersDeserveBetter (@zaynlove2016) September 29, 2018
Thanks for the reminder!! 22 years after a diagnosis of invasive, aggressive, metastatic #breastcancer I'm still cancer free!! #stillshoutinovahere 🙌🏾#cookinupgoodhealth 🎀 pic.twitter.com/8GFGgvffqu
— Donna Green Goodman, MPH (@stillshoutin) September 29, 2018
Beautiful message and voice!! I promise to touch myself this October
— ••• (@ZenC_Mee) September 29, 2018