Toke Makinwa has revealed the reason she bleached her skin in her soon to be released book. The 32 year old media personality revealed she started bleaching to compete with Anita, her husband’s baby mama who is half Lebanese and Ibibio.
She wrote, “I had been with Maje from when I was an immature teenager, through my twenties, and for most of those years, Anita had been the standard I had to live up to. I had lightened my skin at some point – Anita was half Lebanese and half Ibibio, and Maje made me feel like he preferred her lighter skin.”
She also says God revealed to her why herself and Maje couldn’t be together during a 70 days fasting and prayer program in her church. “There was a 70-day fasting and prayer programme at my church. I joined in: I was praying for Maje and I. On the final day, I asked God to reveal why Maje and I couldn’t find peace with each other. I opened my email address and typed Maje’s email address in. I went through email after email until I found pictures of a boy that looked exactly like Maje,” she reveals.