Sammy Sosa bleached? Sammy Sosa bleached skin rumors are circulating. Sammy Sosa’s skin looks bleached, is Sammy Sosa trying to look lighter or is Sammy Sosa’s bleached skin a side effect of an illness? Is the explanation to the lighter look none of the above? The answer may surprise you.
First off, as a Caucasian I don’t understand what the big deal is about Sammy Sosa’s bleached skin.Â For decades, we haveÂ laid tanning beds to look darker.Â We wear cream to make ourselves darker.Â Why is it that when a dark-complected celebrity such as Sammy Sosa or Michael Jackson looks bleached, it’s a big deal?Â Is this a double standard?
According to ESPN, Sammy Sosa admits that his bleached skin is a side effect of a facial cream he applies at night.Â Sosa was secretive about the facial cream, stating only that it was purchased in Europe.Â Sammy Sosa’s bleached skin doesn’t have anything to do with surgery, an illness, nor is it a side effect of steroid use.
Sammy Sosa contends that he is not racist, and lives his life happily. The facial cream was intended to soften his skin, the lightening is only a side effect.
Does Sammy Sosa’s bleached skin really matter? At least he’s man enough admit he used a face cream that bleached his skin.Â He could have lied, shrugged it off, or not even addressed his bleached appearance.Â After all, it’s really none of our business.