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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