Wow. This is completely unexpected! We had no idea!
As part of the OWN documentary Light Girls, Raven-Symoné opened up about her skin color and the fact that she used to tan to make herself darker!
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According to the That's So Raven star, she used to go to the tanning bed 3-4 times A WEEK so that she would be dark enough to play the title character!
But she's not the only actress who wanted to have darker skin to keep (or nab) roles in Hollywood!
Ch-ch-check out Raven's story about why she eventually stopped going to the tanning booth and MORE (above)!!!
Light Girls premieres January 19th on OWN.
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