“Vitiligo Does Not Define Who I am,” Leleti Khumalo. Veteran actress Leleti Khumalo continues to inspire many as she embraces her skin condition. She has had vitiligo for some years now but still lives her life to the fullest. Leleti is not about to let Vitiligo define who she is.
“In 2018. Vitiligo does not define who I am,” she said. The great thing about Leleti is that she also empathize with other people suffering from the skin condition. She further tweeted, “Let us Love people with vitiligo. Let us not make them feel abandoned, let make the world better with Love, Respect, Inspiration, Smile and wisdom.”
“I have vitiligo. To all people who have this skin. Love yourself as it is, you beautiful as you are. Know each thing you do is to be grateful and humble. Hold your power and strength to find success,”powerful message from the Uzalo actress.
Leleti found out about the disease when she was 24 and that it came from her father’s side of the family. Vitiligo is a disease that destroys skin pigment cells, causing the loss of skin color in blotches. This happens because the cells that make pigment (color) in the skin are destroyed.