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Serena Williams goes topless, sings ‘I Touch Myself’ breast cancer awareness video

Serena Williams has a music video for Breast cancer Awareness Month.

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Serena Williams is going out of her comfort zone for Breast cancer Awareness Month.

The tennis star went topless and sang a cover of Divinyls ‘ hit “I Touch Myself” for a new breast cancer music video. Williams posted the video on her Instagram on Saturday, saying they took part in the campaign to remind women to regularly check themselves.

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A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Sep 29, 2018 at 8:19am PDT

“This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’ve included a version of The Divinyls worldwide hit ‘I Touch Myself’ to remind women to regularly check,” Williams captioned the video. “Yes, this put me out of my comfort zone, but I wanted to do, because it is a problem that affects all women of all colors, all around the world.”

“Early detection is the key – it saves so many lives. I hope this helps to remind women of that,” she said.

Williams said the music video is a part of the “I Touch Myself Project” in honour of the Divinyls’ lead singer Chrissy Amphlett, who died from breast cancer in 2013.

SERENA WILLIAMS HAD DANGEROUS BLOOD CLOTS, BURST C-SECTION AFTER DAUGHTER ALEXIS OLYMPIA’S BIRTH

Williams previously opened up about her personal health struggle after the birth of her daughter, Alexis Ohanian Jr. The athlete told Vogue in February, she had dangerous blood clots in the lungs, which led to a burst C-section wound by an intense coughing days after the birth. She was bedridden for six weeks after returning home from the hospital.

On Thursday, Williams wrote an emotional Instagram post to her daughter.

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A post shared by Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) on Sep 26, 2018 at 7:37pm PDT

“I will always protect you. I will always stand up for you. I will always guide you. I will always be with you. I was here for your mother. I love you, like nothing I have ever loved before. I thank Jehovah every day for you. Your mom,” Williams captioned a photo of her daughter in the performing and keeping of a tennis ball.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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