India Arie Addresses Blue Ivy Hair Critics : “We Are Better Than This”

India Arie on Blue Ivy Blue Ivy has been in more headlines about her hair in recent weeks than ever before. But there’s one celebrity willing to publicly come to her rescue – India Arie.

The singer, who famously belted out “I am not my hair” years ago, penned an open letter via Twitter to Blue Ivy’s hair critics. “Why does ANYone get the idea that its ok to make fun of a child?” she began. “In public no less? This celebrity culture that hypnotizes people into thinking a person is LITERALLY NOT REAL because you see them on television is a spell the watcher HIM or HER SELF MUST BREAK. Blue Ivy — is a CHILD.”

Beyonce and Jay Z’s daughter was ridiculed after being spotted in public with an unkempt mane. One critic even started a Change.org petition advising the parents to keep the tiny tot’s hair styled. Simply put: India Arie’s not having it.


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