Justin Bieber continues to experiment with his dreadlocks amid criticism for cultural appropriation

Justin Bieber posts new selfies as he experiments with his new hairstyle despite being called for cultural appropriation.
Justin Bieber shares new selfies as he experiments with his dreads Justin Bieber shares new pictures experimenting with his hairstyle
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Justin Bieber has been exceptionally active on Instagram in the past few days. The singer has been indulging in a lot of selfies and with every picture, it seems he has been experimenting with his hair. After sharing two selfies where he is seen in different outfits yesterday, the Yummy singer again shared a selfie on Sunday where he was seen flaunting his dreadlocks, which have been in the news since he first debuted them. 

While in two pictures, Bieber was seen with his dreadlocks tied into space buns, in another selfie, he was seen with his locks left loose. Bieber has been receiving a lot of backlash for his new hairstyle as fans have been criticizing him for cultural appropriation. Justin first sported the new hairstyle in an Instagram post on April 25 and has drawn flak ever since. 

This is not the first time the singer has sported dreadlocks, previously the singer sported a similar hairstyle in 2016. For the unreversed, the hairstyle has been traditionally known to have been worn by people of color. It has also been symbolic of the Rastafari movement. With more light being shed on Black cultural history, the hairstyle now raises questions about cultural appropriation for its use in pop culture. 

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With the increased awareness about dreadlocks, fans have been calling out Bieber on his Instagram posts. Several fans are also asking him to ditch this hairstyle and go for a throwback look from 2011. Although, it looks like Bieber is more than comfortable carrying on with his current look, given his recent posts.

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Anonymous 1 month ago

Black people quit using modern devices invented by white people and quit using Our Medicine when you are sick. Quit wearing clothing. Living in other than huts. I can control your emotions with one word. Simple minded fools.

Anonymous 1 month ago

most invention were stolen ideas from black peoples or “slaves” for example the cotton gin. Now why would a slave owner wanna make work easier for a slave? ... as for the pills most people are dying from and your own raves addicted to them y’all can keep the prescription drugs.

Anonymous 1 month ago

Plenty of things “white people” made were stolen ideas from black people or “slaves”. your pills and drugs don’t do much but keep people dying anyways you can keep those

Anonymous 1 month ago

It is ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS that anyone would give a shit about Just Bieber’s hair. It’s a haircut/ style , it’s not being disrespectful to anyone. Stop being so soft and so quick to attack somebody. Clearly it’s only a few people but there are plenty of things we all use from other cultures. That’s america , that’s why we are so great ! Europeans , Africans , Asians , Latinos, we all benefit from being exposed to new and different cultures and finding things we also enjoy . Am I appropriating when I make Jamaican food ? Or Mexican food ? No , it’s learning or experiencing something from another culture and making that part of your life. ‘Merica !

Anonymous 1 month ago

so...ok...ANY black woman with straightened hair and/or blonde colored hair -- will they be 'gigged' for 'cultural appropriations? Methinks not. See, only whites can be blamed/claimed for that. It's just like how a black person can use the 'N' word ALL DAY LONG, yet a white person can't use it at all -- and how a black person is perfectly fine -- even if they use the pejoritive: 'HONKY'! Talk about 'privelege'?

Anonymous 1 month ago

The comparison to the N word is a bad one. There are many reasons Bieber can wear his hair however he wants but “why can black people say the N word but white people can’t” is the worst example.

Anonymous 1 month ago

its just a hairstyle why so serious? lol chill

Anonymous 1 month ago

Last time I checked straight hair wasn't part of white culture. And is present in people of many colours and cultures. Dreadlocks are apart of the Rastafarian religion therefore its cultural appropriation you spoon. Also why are white people so obsessed with being able to say the n word? You can't say it because your people enslaved millions of people- what's so hard to understand? If black people want to use it however ummmmm then that's up to them, you can't control how they use it and you can't claim to want to use it. Furthermore, if you want to use it sooo bad go say it to a bunch of blacks people and see what happens. You feeling like your entitled to everything shows your privilege.

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