Several took to pointing out the discrepancy between her white, Asian-looking facial features and her (possibly photoshopped) black hands:“When did we begin to hate ourselves so much that we resort to this???I'm saddened and utterly disgusted at so many of our Black women in the industry.On April 11, she thanked celebrity hairstylists Maurice Cornell and Tiger of Hermaur Hair for updating her ‘do.Donning blonde wigs and extensions isn’t new to Black fans. “It’s always been men putting me down just like my dad.In January, Lil' Kim shot back at an allegedly doctored image circulating the Internet. The hate is so real," she captioned the images side-by-side.It appeared the original photo had been altered to make the rapper appear larger than she was."All my life men have told me I wasn't pretty enough—even the men I was dating. To this day when someone says I'm cute, I can't see it.Lil Kim’s appearance has seen many changes in her career, but the look she unveiled on her Instagram page this past weekend has merited a concerned response from many.
The Grammy-winning rapper shared photos of herself on Instagram Sunday, though many fans were not fond of how she looked.Back in February, the singer posted two versions of the same photo.She was noticeably pale in the first image, but in the second version, she applied a filter that brightened her so much that she was barely visible. Not a photography reality contestant show LIGHTEN UP !And this is exactly why they don't respect, acknowledge or recognize us. Such tragedy at it's very own core...”“All my life men have told me I wasn’t pretty enough—even the men I was dating…It’s always been men putting me down just like my dad. Guys always cheated on me with women who were European-looking. Really beautiful women that left me thinking, ‘How I can I compete with that?To this day when someone says I’m cute, I can’t see it.