UPDATED with Kelly Osbourne’s response and Zendaya’s full statement below.
Mixed race actress/singer Zendaya Coleman did not take kindly to the offhand remarks made about her ethnic hairstyle which she wore on the red carpet at the Oscar Awards on Sunday. Zenday’s hairstyle combined her good hair with hair weave in a braided dreadlocks style made popular in America by the late reggae superstar Bob Marley and other Caribbean natives.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa has had 2 weeks to reflect on his poor choices in women — particularly his failed marriage to well-known professional groupie Amber Rose. After spending time alone with their 7 month old son, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, Wiz, 27, decided to make a drastic change in his life. Click the link below to see the dramatic results of his cleansing ritual.
The military’s efforts to regulate unkempt Afrocentric hairstyles is drawing flack from natural hair enthusiasts.
The Army’s new regulations ban twists, cornrows and dreadlocks or dreads. The Army prepared a poster illustrated with photos of the banned hairstyles in an amendment to Army Regulation 670-1. The new rules go into effect on Monday.
TV One’s Roland Martin (“News One Now”) joined a panel of black female current and former soldiers to debate the Army’s ban on Afrocentric hairstyles.
Former Xscape lead singer Tameka “Tiny” Harris revealed her real hair in New York today. Tiny grew tired of wearing cumbersome hair weave tracks and hair extensions. So she asked her stylist to cut and style her own healthy hair that grows from her scalp. Tiny has a beautiful head of hair, as evidenced by these photos she posted on her social media accounts.
Songbird Alicia Keys kicked off The 2014 International New York Toy Fair with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony at the Jacob Javits Center, in NYC, on Sunday, Feb. 16. The Toy Fair is the largest toy show ever held in North America, with 30,000 attendees from 100 countries expected to view the hundreds of thousands of toys and games on display. The 33-year-old “Girl On Fire” singer showed off her edgy modern mohawk hairstyle. The mother of one was stylishly clad in an asymmetrical black and brown leather biker jacket over a black turtleneck top, paired with black jeans, and black Isabel Marant wedge sneakers.
Photos: Brock Miller, Johns PKI, and Janet Mayer for Splash News
Beyonce’s sister Solange Knowles, 27, was seen arriving at the “Noon By Noor” show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 in New York City earlier today. Solange’s wind blown natural afro evoked memories of Bozo the Clown, a popular TV character who entertained children in the 1960s and ’70s. Solange sashayed down the block wearing a smart looking skirt set and white shoes.
Photos: Dara Kushner/INFphoto.com
After teasing her Stans for a year with promises of revealing her natural hair, Nicki Minaj finally revealed her long tresses on Instgram.com yesterday. Yes, her hair is real and growing from her scalp. Let the hating begin, because you have good reason to hate this woman. The 31-year-old rapper has the full package: the looks, the talent, and the hair that many women can only dream of. Black women will give their firstborn to have Nicki’s long, luxurious hair.
If it helps you feel any better, her butt is fake.
Thanks to loyal reader Robyn W. for the tip.