Denise Zimba Rubbishes Skin Bleaching Rumors! Media personality Denise Zimba is never the one to let rumors about her circulate without saying a word. The actress recently lashed out over reports that she was bleaching her skin to get further in the industry.

“Not at all! I am a proud African woman. Yes, I have foreign heritage but I am full black. No! Don’t get it confused,” she told TshisaLIVE. Denise says she is a proud African black woman who is proud of her heritage and culture.

“I hate the whole depiction that if you are lighter you are from somewhere else. No! Take me as I am. The fun, strong, empowered woman that I am. Forget my skin color or how long my weave is, take me for who I am as a soul.”