Justin Bieber Slammed for Wearing Dreadlocks, Accused of Cultural Appropriation

Justin Bieber Slammed for Wearing Dreadlocks, Accused of Cultural Appropriation

- Justin Bieber on Sunday, April 25, through his official Instagram account shared a photo of himself spotting dreadlocks

- Most of his fans were not impressed and trolled him for cultural appropriation

- It should be noted in 2016 the star pulled the same move and it did not end well

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Some months ago, World-acclaimed musician Justin Bieber announced to the world that he had decided to live his life right.

Justin Bieber Faces Backlash for Wearing Dreadlocks, Accused of Cultural Appropriation
Justin Bieber's fans held the Justin they were seeing is not the one they know. Photo: Justin Bieber/Instagram.
Source: UGC

The artist confirmed to the entire world that he had seen the light and was on the path of becoming his better self.

Well, his fans and everyone was happy for him and even rallied behind him all in a bid to give him support on his new journey.

However, the musician recently found himself in a tight spot after showing off his new hairstyle on social media.

The star was recently slapped with accusations of cultural appropriation after he shared photos of himself sporting dreadlocks.

Briefly News understands that Bieber first shared a photo of himself with his dreadlocks on Sunday, April 25, through his Instagram account.

On Monday, the following day, Bieber shared yet another photo of himself in a checkered shirt and a pink pearl necklace.

While some of his fans lauded him for the new look, many voiced their disapproval of the hairstyle, with quite a number noting that was not the Bieber they all know.

Many of his followers dragged him online claiming he was mocking Africans, rather the Black community by sporting the locks.

Justin Bieber Faces Backlash for Wearing Dreadlocks, Accused of Cultural Appropriation
Justin Bieber pulled down his post showing off his dreadlocks following pressure from fans. Photo: The.Hikkz/Instagram.
Source: Instagram

It should be noted that dreadlocks were historically worn by members of the Black community, who have faced discrimination for the hairstyle.

It is not the first time Bieber is being called out for sporting dreadlocks. The star's fans in 2016 trolled the musician online for sporting dreadlocks at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

The troll hit him so hard that he was forced to shave his dreadlocks.

Bieber cut off his dreadlocks but never issued a public statement or apology to fans.

Meanwhile, Briefly News Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has praised himself for guiding the club to a vital win against Mamelodi Sundowns last weekend.

The Soweto giants claimed the full three points as they handed Masandawana their first loss of the season in the DStv Premiership.

Chiefs fought back to bag a 2-1 lead and secured the crucial points, but the big talking point came when Khune denied Kermit Erasmus in the dying minutes of the clash.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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