Defeated Heavy weight champion, Braimah Kamoko, has claimed that he was inspired to bleach his skin after observing several male celebrities bleach their bodies.
The skins of these celebrities, he said encouraged him to also go to bleach his skin.
These celebrities, Bukom Banku speaking on Accra-based Starr FM said include Daddy Lumba, Michael Jackson and Ofori Amponsah.
“See the people like Daddy Lumba, Michael Jackson, Ofori Amponsah all bleached and I learnt to bleach too..,” he said.
Bukom Banku in 2016 said he was bleaching to become Ghana’s ambassador to Germany.
“I am bleaching myself for German people to know that German people and Bukom Banku are one…. So if you see me now, you will observe that I am from Germany. I want Ghanaians to know that I am a German now,” he said.
He however stopped bleaching following advise from some prominent Ghanaians.
But he recounted his experience during those days.
“The time I was bleaching, I made white, when the people see me, they say Banku fresh and my head make big…not when they see me, they say Banku dirty,”
Bukom Banku further Ghanaians never to bleach their skins as according to him, he had a bitter experience after he stopped bleaching.
“I want to give advise, if you are man or woman, the bleaching not fine…the time I stopped bleaching, the rashes that come my body…hmmm, bleaching is not fine…,” he advised.