Adele’s hair and bikini spark cultural-appropriation debate – Los Angeles Times

Adele 8217 s hair and bikini spark cultural appropriation debate 8211 Los Angeles Times

Adele, the Grammy-winning entertainer who could seemingly do no wrong, apparently has.

The British singer came under fire on Sunday and was accused of cultural appropriation after sharing an Instagram photo that featured her wearing a Jamaican-flag bikini top, Bantu knots in her hair and a carnival-inspired headdress found in Afro-Caribbean cultures.

“Happy what would be Notting Hill Carnival my beloved London,” she wrote, paying tribute to the massive community-led festival by sharing emojis of the British and Jamaican flags. read more

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Adele Wore Bantu Knots And A Jamaican Flag Bikini On Instagram, And It Sparked A Huge Controversy – Women’s Health

Adele 118575248 167697584853167 5202808062797910281 n 1598884096 Adele Wore Bantu Knots And A Jamaican Flag Bikini On Instagram And It Sparked A Huge Controversy 8211 Women 8217 s Health
  • Adele’s latest Instagram post has sparked a controversy among commenters.
  • In the photo, she wears bantu knots and a Jamaican flag bikini in tribute to the cancelled Notting Hill Carnival.
  • Some thought her hairstyle was cultural appropriation, while others said it was cultural appreciation.

Adele shared a photo of herself on Instagram in tribute to a cancelled Carnival festival in the United Kingdom, and it quickly became controversial.

The post, which was in tribute to the Notting Hill Carnival, which celebrates Caribbean and Black culture in the U.K., was cancelled due to COVID-19, per the BBC. In the pic, Adele wore a Jamaican flag bikini top and Bantu knots, a traditional African hairstyle.

“Happy what would be Notting Hill Carnival my beloved London 🇬🇧🇯🇲,” she wrote in the caption. read more

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Logo Adele poses in bikini inside her garden following huge weight loss on green juice diet 8211 HELLO

Adele poses in bikini inside her garden following huge weight loss on green juice diet – HELLO!

Logo Adele poses in bikini inside her garden following huge weight loss on green juice diet 8211 HELLO

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Adele has been on a health and fitness kick over the past few years, losing an incredible seven stone in the process.

And the Hello hitmaker wowed fans over the weekend after sharing a picture of herself wearing a bikini top and patterned leggings as she recreated Notting Hill Carnival from the garden of her Beverly Hills home, after the popular event was cancelled in London. read more

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