The R&B singer Kelly Rowland received social media comments claiming that she bleached her skin, after posting professional photographs to promote her Smoke x Mirrors eyewear collection.
The former member of Destiny’s Child , who is known as much for her beautiful Brown skin as her singing career, immediately took to social media to respond.
The outpour influenced the “Like This” singer to address the rumors within her Instagram Story.
The mother of one also claimed that she is baffled by the comments and concluded by saying that she is on team chocolate for life. “Shout out to all my chocolate girls.”
“I am not the one to bleach my skin, nor do I want to bleach my skin, nor do I have to bleach my skin. I don’t even think that…it’s not for me,”
“So don’t go saying stupid stuff like that. You ever thought that it could be the lighting?” In case her message didn’t clearly translate to the masses, the mother-of-one reiterated that she takes pride in her skin tone, which has been referenced on a number of rap songs. “I am still chocolate, forever chocolate, proud to be chocolate,”
She added: “Have you ever thought that it could be the lighting, like this light — like this streak bleaching like crazy right here,” she said pointing at a ray of sunlight that washed out part of her face.
fan told kelly, “Yall be comparing pictures taking in the early 2000s to pictures taking in current times like technology has changed editing and lighting has changed lol yall never seen these ppl in person but be first to say they doing everything. Love this woman dearly black people come in all shades and we all need the good light!”