Vanessa VanDyke

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Vanessa VanDyke, 12, faces expulsion from her Central Florida school if she doesn't cut, or at least groom her puffy afro hairstyle, WKMG Local 6 reports.

Vanessa, who is a talented violinist, said school officials gave her an ultimatum: either cut her unruly afro or be expelled from Faith Christian Academy in Orlando, where she has been a student since the third grade.

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Oprah 3 pounds of weave

Yes, Oprah is a narcissist who covers every issue of her own magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine. But this month Oprah went all out to promote her new flick 'The Butler' because it must do well at the box office or she will take the failure personally. The talk show maven wore 3 pounds of weave in a mammoth 1970s style afro on her head. The magazine's sub heading reads "Let's Talk About Hair!"

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Songstress Erykah Badu loves the attention she gets when she wears her huge afro wig. So I hear she bought 3 more in different flavors. Speaking of flavors, when I was a kid I had to cut my huge afro because it kept getting soaked in my corn flakes.

Erykah is currently in Barbados to perform at the Barbados Jazz Festival.