Twitter Clowns Sammy Sosa for Drastically Lightening His Skin
Former Chicago Cub Sammy Sosa made a surprise appearance in a video clip during the 2017 ESPY Awards on July 13, shocking longtime fans of the MLB great with his significantly lighter skin tone.
The Dominican athlete admitted in 2009 to purposefully lightning is complexion, saying “It’s a bleaching cream that I apply before going to bed and it whitens my skin some.”
“It’s a cream that I have, that I use to soften [my skin], but has bleached me some. I’m not a racist, I live my life happily.”
While he may be happy, fans were quick to call him out on the decision. Some chose to clown the star while others showed genuine concern for his health and mental state.
Check out the best reactions above.