Michael 'Wippa' Wipfli breaks down as he meets parents of cancer patient on Celebrity Apprentice 

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Celebrity Apprentice’s Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli breaks down as he presents $180,000 to the parents of 18-year-old boy who died of bone cancer

On Monday’s episode of Celebrity Apprentice Australia, Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli broke down during emotional scenes. 

The radio host, 41, presented a cheque for $180,000 to Tania Rice and Colin Brading, the parents of Cooper-Rice Brading, who died of cancer at the tender age of 18. 

Wippa is a supporter of the family’s Cooper-Rice Brading Foundation, which raises funds for bone cancer patients and research, and he had raised the money at a charity auction. 

Moved: On Monday's episode of Celebrity Apprentice Australia, Michael 'Wippa' Wipfli (pictured) broke down during emotional scenes

Moved: On Monday’s episode of Celebrity Apprentice Australia, Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli (pictured) broke down during emotional scenes

Tania and Colin were extremely emotional as they were presented with the winnings, with Tania breaking down in tears. 

She explained how much that money will mean to sufferers of the disease that claimed her son. 

Wippa himself struggled to contain his emotions, looking to the sky as he tried to stop himself weeping, with tears rolling down his cheeks. 

Help: The radio host presented a cheque for $180,000 to Tania Rice and Colin Brading (both pictured), the parents of Cooper-Rice Brading, who died of cancer at the tender age of 18

Help: The radio host presented a cheque for $180,000 to Tania Rice and Colin Brading (both pictured), the parents of Cooper-Rice Brading, who died of cancer at the tender age of 18

Heart strings: Tania and Colin were extremely emotional as they were presented with the winnings, with Tania breaking down in tears

Heart strings: Tania and Colin were extremely emotional as they were presented with the winnings, with Tania breaking down in tears

Emotional: Wippa himself struggled to contain his emotions, looking to the sky as he tried to stop himself weeping, with tears rolling down his cheeks

Emotional: Wippa himself struggled to contain his emotions, looking to the sky as he tried to stop himself weeping, with tears rolling down his cheeks

Cooper died in 2017, just 18 months after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. 

Wippa said that he’s realised he’s not just taking part in a ‘fun TV show’ and has a chance to ‘really change lives’ with his fundraising.  

The money had been raised in a charity auction which was part of a challenge on Sunday’s episode.  

Support: Tania explained how much that money will mean to sufferers of the disease that claimed her son

Support: Tania explained how much that money will mean to sufferers of the disease that claimed her son

Tragic: Cooper died in 2017, just 18 months after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. Wippa is a supporter of the family's Cooper-Rice Brading Foundation, which raises funds for bone cancer patients and research

Tragic: Cooper died in 2017, just 18 months after being diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. Wippa is a supporter of the family’s Cooper-Rice Brading Foundation, which raises funds for bone cancer patients and research

The radio star had a cast of his body made, which he sold to raise money for the foundation. 

As Team Leader, he pulled strings and managed to lead his group to a roaring victory.    

The others were impressed, with the radio personality having pulled in big name sponsors like Coles supermarkets.  

Good cause: The money had been raised in a charity auction which was part of a challenge on Sunday's episode. The radio star had a cast of his body made, which he sold to raise money

 Good cause: The money had been raised in a charity auction which was part of a challenge on Sunday’s episode. The radio star had a cast of his body made, which he sold to raise money

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