Adam Levine Defended By Fans After New Cornrow Hairstyle Labelled 'Racist'

30 September 2019, 13:15

Adam Levine accused of cultural appropriation with new cornow hairstyle
Adam Levine accused of cultural appropriation with new cornow hairstyle. Picture: PA

Maroon 5's lead singer Adam Levine has seen his new cornrow hairstyle divide opinions on social media.

Celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Beyoncé have been hit by cultural appropriation scandals in recent times and now Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine has been slammed after he revealed a new cornrow hairstyle on his Instagram.

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Claiming that Levine's new hairstyle was evidence of cultural appropriation, a number of people took to Twitter to call out the 'Girls Like You' star.

Adam Levine had initially posted a picture of his new hair and captioned the image 'Corn Hawk' as a nod to the crossover mohawk and cornrow hairstyle he's now sporting.

But whist he was quickly condemned online, fans of the hit-maker were equally swift to leap to his defence and offer an alternative view to those labelling Levine's new style as cultural appropriation.

The new look sparked a fierce debate that will range on for a long time yet and people on both sides shared their honest feelings...

At the time of writing, Adam Levine is yet to responds to critics of his new hairstyle and accusations that it's cultural appropriation.

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