10 Celebrities Who Shockingly Bleached Their Skin

10. Mshoza

Mshoza, an African singer that has gained wide popularity, has openly admitted to bleaching her skin. She has said that it is not something she should be ashamed of though. “It is just something that I wanted to do. It has nothing to do with my esteem and issues with being black,” she said.
10. Mshoza

9. Lil’ Kim

Rapper Lil’ Kim has definitely changed her skin tone over the years. Whether this is due to skin whitening or just makeup is up for debate though. She does not confirm or deny these rumors, though fans have noticed the change and have their own speculations. Her lightened skin may be caused by a combination of lighting changes and makeup to make her appear whiter, however, either way people have their concerns.
9. Lil’ Kim

8. Trina McGee

“Boy Meets World” actress Trina McGee made headlines when people began to notice her lighter complexion. Fans were speculating about her new appearance but the actress denies these allegations. She tweeted, “Black does not crack. The new look is still 100% ME” after the rumors came back to her.
8. Trina McGee

7. Vera Sidika

Vera Sidika is another celebrity who hasn’t left fans guessing. The extremely popular Kenyan model openly admits to lightening her skin. Sidika became popular as a video model; she has been called the Kenyan Kim Kardashian. She gained even more fame though when she announced her skin whitening regime.
7. Vera Sidika

6. Sammy Sosa

Former Chicago Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa says that he whitened his skin. Sosa had a much darker complexion previous to using whitening cream, and this has not gone unnoticed. On a trip to Panama Nairobi Dacosta, a TV personality, posted a photo of the slugger on Twitter.
6. Sammy Sosa

5. Dencia

This next celeb is open about her endorsement and use of whitening cream. The Nigerian pop star even launched a cream called “Whitenicious,” that is supposed to lighten complexions. Critics of the star have called it an “abomination,” and outed her for endorsing an unhealthy and dangerous trend in beauty.
5. Dencia

4. Nicki Minaj

Does pop sensation Nicki Minaj lighten her skin? It is still unclear, however, many fans and bloggers have noticed that her skin has been getting lighter over the years. These critics point to pictures of the star years apart and point to a drastic change in complexion.
4. Nicki Minaj

3. Keri Hilson

Keri Hilson has been accused of lightening her skin over the years, but has yet to speak out on these rumors.  The singer and actress made waves when she appeared in public with a seemingly whiter complexion. Since then, fans have tweeted and debated on whether or not she has used any lightening products.
3. Keri Hilson

2. Rihanna

Rihanna is one Hollywood celebrity that Vera Sidika accused of lightening her skin, along with Nicki Minaj. Sidika used the singer as an example of beauty trends and as an excuse for whitening her own skin. Others have noticed Rihanna’s change in appearance over the years as well.
2. Rihanna

1. Beyonce

Beyonce has topped the list of hottest and most beautiful in Hollywood for years now. She has won dozens of awards for her music and is one of the wealthiest women in the world. But has she bought into a narrow idea of beauty? Has she whitened her skin? She has definitely dyed her hair blonde and followed other European beauty trends.
1. Beyonce