BENIDORM star Crissy Rock, tennis legend Martina Navratilova and singer Lisa Maffia will strip naked for ITV’s All New Monty.
The trio are the latest names confirmed to bare all to raise awareness of cancer in intimate parts of the body – having all been affected in some way by the disease.
Benidorm star Crissy Rock is taking part in The All New Monty alongside Martina Navratilova and Lisa Maffia[/caption]
A source told The Sun Online: “Raising awareness of cancer means a great deal to all three women, and they are delighted to be taking part in the show.
“While they’re a little nervous to get their kit off in front of the nation, they are confident that Ashley Banjo will produce something special this year.”
Eighteen-time grand slam singles champion Martina, 62, was diagnosed with an aggressive ductal carcinoma in her breast following a standard mammogram in January 2010.
Two months later she had it removed and followed the op with radiation therapy which she combined with her punditry commitments.
Eighteen-time grand slam singles champion Martina, 62, was diagnosed with an aggressive ductal carcinoma in her breast in 2010[/caption]
So Solid Crew member Lisa’s mum Shirley was diagnosed with cervical cancer in April 2011.
Speaking at the time, the 39-year-old told Flavour Mag: “It really takes over so much of your life, how many people it affects and the money it costs for the treatment.
“Chemo is really expensive it cost hundreds of thousands per patient, and there’s so many people that need it. Just seeing it with my own eyes really woke me up to see the input this charity has with cancer.”
Comedian Crissy, 60, beat womb cancer in 2000 but had to have another operation 2010 after falling ill in Spain.
So Solid Crew member Lisa’s mum Shirley was diagnosed with cervical cancer in April 2011[/caption]
The trio are joining Megan Barton Hanson and Danielle Armstrong on this year’s show.
Jack Fincham shared the first group picture of the lads taking part yesterday as they hunker down for rehearsals.
The Love Island star, 27, posted the image on his Instagram with actor Kelvin Fletcher, 35, to share his excitement at being part of the show.
He wrote: “I am so so proud to say that I am taking part in @itv‘s The All New Monty to raise awareness for men’s cancers.
“We have all been training and rehearsing so hard to put on a great show for everyone and to raise as much awareness as possible !!!
Martina is one of the greatest tennis players of all time[/caption]
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“It’s such a great cause and I am doing this because like many others my family have been and are affected by cancer every day and we WILL beat it one day.
“I couldn’t of asked for a better team to work with and a better group of blokes to strip with, made some friends for life!
“Being trained by the one and only Diversity has helped with my drunk uncle at a wedding dance moves. Can’t wait for you to see it!”
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