“I never answer questions like this because I think it’s so stupid,” the Grammy winner, 37, told her social media followers in a since-deleted clip.
“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,” she asserted. “It’s not for me … So don’t go saying stupid stuff like that. You ever thought that it could be the lighting?”
Concluded the former Destiny’s Child star: “I am still chocolate, forever chocolate, proud to be chocolate.”
The speculation started after Rowland shared a few shots from a recent photoshoot on Instagram in which her complexion appeared slightly lighter than usual.