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India Arie: Did She Bleach Her Skin?!

India Arie

The internet almost exploded when pictures of India Arie’s latest album cover hit.

It didn’t look like the rich, chocolate-skinned girl who famously sang about her brown skin. It looked like, well, a lighter version of herself. Immediately, her fans wanted to know: did she bleach her skin?

She responded via Twitter promptly: no.

Her new single is called “Cocoa Butter,” and even though the cover art appears to look as is the soul singer caked on some over-the-counter bleaching cream, she didn’t!

She explains via Twitter that:

1. “I wouldn’t endanger my health that way.”
2. “I’m so in love with myself I have no DESIRE to BLEACH myself. Lol”
3. “The GLOW you see IS (magnificent) lighting.”
4.” THE LIGHT you see, Well thats all ME!!”




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