India.Arie can't help but laugh at the accusations that the R&B singer lightened her skin.
"Personally speaking! I'm happy to say I have NOT BLEACHED my skin LOL! ROTF at the thought," she wrote in response to a publicity photo for her song "Cocoa Butter." In the image, her skin appears significantly lighter than her natural tone.
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Arie, who's famous for embracing oneself as is, continued to describe how the lighter skin pictured is a result of "magnificent" lighting and that she loves her brown skin more than ever.
"Politically speaking, racism/colorism in the black community is a MUUUUUUUCH larger #SongVersation #skinversaton," she continued, adding, "We can disagree ... but watch your tone and you language on my time line."