Justin Bieber’s received a brand new ‘do.
The pop star, 27, sparked backlash final month when he debuted dreadlocks — 5 years after sporting the identical historically black coiffure to comparable accusations of cultural appropriation.
Now, Bieber is bidding the twists goodbye, having unveiled his freshly shaved head on Instagram Sunday.
“Shaved head szn,” one particular person commented. “I like ya reduce g,” one other wrote.
Many Beliebers additionally referred to the “Peaches” singer as “buzztin” and celebrated that he “lastly” ditched the dreadlocks.
“I’m throwing a celebration the actual justin is again no extra cultural appropriation,” one commented.
It’s unclear what precisely sparked the change; criticism didn’t appear to discourage Bieber from protecting his dreadlocks for almost a month, even sporting the model in his music video for “Let It Go” with DJ Khaled and 21 Savage.
The reduce does seem like very current, because the star was pictured celebrating the launch of Kendall Jenner’s 818 Tequila model (which, by the way, has additionally confronted cultural appropriation accusations) with lengthy hair on Saturday.
Nevertheless, Bieber skipped Sunday evening’s 2021 Billboard Music Awards, the place he was nominated in 5 classes — together with Greatest R&B Artist and Greatest R&B Track for “Intentions” — in favor of a meal with spouse Hailey Baldwin.