A Ghanaian boxer, Bukom Banku whose picture went viral on the internet for his bleached skin has finally addressed the issue.
The boxer in his defence explained why he is bent on changing his skin from black to white through bleaching.
In an interview with Francis Abban on “The Pulse” on Joy News, the boxer who remains undefeated in the ring said his bleaching wife convinced him to bleach his skin.
He added that his aim is to attain the Micheal Jackson skin tone, which is completely white.
“My wife advised me. My Wife is Stella Dogbe. I took her advise because she is my wife,” he told the host when asked who advised him to bleach.
“We are all bleaching our bodies,” he added.
He maintained that: “I don’t want to become black again. I don’t need black again in my life,”
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