Ghanaian actress, Ella Mensah, has revealed that she bleached her skin in other to be getting movie roles in Nollywood.
According to the actress, she had to take an injection which cost about costs £2,000
“I don’t use cream to bleach my skin, I took an injection.”
The actress who added that she owes no one an explanation for bleaching her skin, says it has helped her gain recognition in the movie industry.
’I thought about it and it is my own skin and thank God I am not going to hurt or kill anybody. So I did it because I love it and also partly because of my job’.
Ella revealed that Nigerian movie producers and directors prefer giving roles to light-skinned actresses as they see them more attractive.
‘If you are a dark-skinned person, your talent alone is not going to push you up.
As I was making this post I remember top Nigeria and Ghanian actress that are black skinned like Genevieve Nnaji, Mercy Johnson,