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Michelle Bridges praises Camilla Franks as she strips naked to raise funds for breast cancer


Michelle Bridges praises fashion designer Camilla Franks as she strips naked to raise funds for breast cancer charity on Celebrity Apprentice

Celebrity Apprentice Australia premiered on Sunday night and it was not without its emotional moments.  

Former Biggest Loser trainer Michelle Bridges took it upon herself to tell teammate Camilla Franks just how inspiring she was as she stripped naked in a bid to raise money for breast cancer. 

On the premiere episode, the celebrities were split into two teams and tasked with creating items to be sold at a charity auction.

Inspirational woman! On Sunday’s night’s Celebrity Apprentice premiere, Michelle Bridges praised fashion designer Camilla Franks when she stripped naked to raise funds for her breast cancer charity

For the challenge, Camilla stripped off to create selfie art, and had her body painted with a vibrant pattern reminiscent of one of her signature kaftans. 

Her charity of choice was The Breast Cancer Foundation. 

‘I’m feeling extremely vulnerable right now on all levels. So… Ah… Australia, this is me,’ a nervous Camilla said, as she disrobed. 

Her teammate Michelle Bridges was quick to show her support.

‘You’re doing great. You are a weapon. You’re a woman who has just conquered so many things,’ she told Camilla.

Camilla was first diagnosed with stage-three breast cancer only months after welcoming her daughter Luna in January 2018. 

Earlier this month she had her ovaries removed. 

Honest: 'I'm feeling extremely vulnerable right now on all levels. So... Ah... Australia, this is me,' a nervous Camilla said, as she disrobed

Honest: ‘I’m feeling extremely vulnerable right now on all levels. So… Ah… Australia, this is me,’ a nervous Camilla said, as she disrobed

Solidarity: 'You're doing great. You are a weapon. You're a woman who has just conquered so many things,' she added

Solidarity: ‘You’re doing great. You are a weapon. You’re a woman who has just conquered so many things,’ she added

Her story: Camilla was first diagnosed with stage-three breast cancer only months after welcoming her daughter Luna in January 2018

Her story: Camilla was first diagnosed with stage-three breast cancer only months after welcoming her daughter in January 2018.

Camilla brave move comes after she recently shared a gut-wrenching Instagram post about her surgery and the sorrow she felt after having her ovaries removed.

On May 6, she uploaded a photo of herself lying in a hospital bed alongside Luna’s teddy bear, calling the toy her ‘comfort in a sea of sadness’.

‘I’m clinging to it like a life raft, breathing in her smell, feeling her presence and warmth. Its little furry body is soaked with a torrent of tears that I can’t seem to stop,’ she wrote in the caption. 

Recovering: Camilla shared this a photo of herself lying in a hospital bed on May 6, as she recovered from surgery to remove her ovaries

Recovering: Camilla shared this a photo of herself lying in a hospital bed on May 6, as she recovered from surgery to remove her ovaries  

‘I lie here with a broken heart as I recover from surgery to finally remove my ovaries. The grief and pain is excruciating. I feel as if my chest is going to burst as I mourn the loss of children I can no longer bear.’

Describing her battle with breast cancer as ‘hideous’, Camilla confessed her fight with the insidious disease is ongoing.

‘The gut-wrenching fear, sickness and debilitating rounds of immediate treatment are one thing, but it goes on,’ she continued. 

Celebrity Apprentice Australia continues Monday at 7.30pm on Channel Nine 

Back on! Celebrity Apprentice Australia continues Monday at 7:30pm on Channel Nine

Back on! Celebrity Apprentice Australia continues Monday at 7:30pm on Channel Nine 

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