Yesterday evening, Solange was the number three trending topic on Twitter. For cutting her hair.
The Daily Fail accused Solange of "doing a Britney," even thought Britney shaved her head right down to the scalp and Solange has a close-cropped, natural haircut.
The piece by Donna mcConnell read:
[Solange] once playfully said she would 'go crazy like Britney' if people kept comparing her to her sister.
And it seems she might finally have flipped as she hit the streets of Los Angeles in a new shorn hairstyle yesterday.
A Daily Fail commenter added: "She is trying to copy the newest black icon Amber Rose… I think she looks terrible."
A reporter for MTV News wrote: "The motive is still unclear, but considering how gorgeous her mane was, it's not a great style choice."
On trashy site The Hollywood Gossip, Solange's decision to crop her 'do was called "batshit insane."
So. It's not "batshit insane" for a black woman to wear a flesh-eating lace-front wig, or to glue a weave to her head, or to process her hair to be unnaturally silky and straight. But it is crazy for her to cut it off? Got it.
As for Solange, her Twitter reads:
listen. if. i. wanted. to. make. a. statement. i. would. have. twitpic'd. photo shoot. ect. i. was. simply. taking. my. son. to. school.
stupid. paps. took. pic. ive. had. my. hair. cut. like. this. for. two. weeks. i. was. NOT. inspired. by anyone. but. my. self.
i. have. done. this. twice. in. my. life. i. was 16. i was 18. did. not care about your opinion. then. dont. care. now.
dont. need. your. attention. or. your. co-sign. i am #3. trending topic. before. IRAN. &. some of you cant even locate it on a map. its sad.
dont. want. a. edge. up. or a perm. because. im not trying. to make this "a style" or a statement.
i. just. wanted. to. be. free. from. the. bondage. that. black. women sometimes. put. on. themselves. with. hair.
this. phase. of. my. life. i. want to spend . the time. the energy. and the money. on something else. not in the hair salon.
ONLY reason i responded to this i have is because i was disappointed to see my name more talked about than #iranelection
we. gotta. do. better. people.
Solange Shaves Her Head [JustJared]
Beyonce's Solange Knowles Does A Britney... As She Shaves Off Her Locks [Daily Mail]
Solange Has A New Haircut And Underrated Videos [MTV News]
Solange's New Bald Haircut: Hot or Not? [The Hollywood Gossip]
Solange Knowles [Twitter]