Shazam! Star Megan Good has opened up about her skin bleaching allegations in a new interview.
talk to MeaningMeghan opened up about her journey to self-acceptance.
“I had to be put in that position to be as free as I am now,” the 41-year-old said.
Needless to say, Meghan’s skin looked lighter in several of her photos and interview clips on social media. After the photos went viral, fans began to speculate that the actress may have intentionally “lightened” her skin by bleaching it.
Speaking about the spread of fake news, Meghan explained: “At first I was given a cream by an unlicensed esthetician to target the sun damage, but it lightened her overall complexion.”
The actress said she hates what products do to her skin.
“I thought, ‘I look so crazy.’ I just have to sit here and let people think what they want to think, and I can’t do anything about it,” Megan said.
However, the actress said she felt “free” after the ordeal.
“But as I was praying, I felt a sense of peace come over me and thought, ‘This is an answer to prayer,'” Megan noted.
The actress added: “I didn’t realize it at the time, but I was so worried about what other people thought of me that I had to go through something like this when I had no choice. No matter what anyone thinks, find my joy and peace.”