Yikes! Halsey is going through backlash & being accused of cultural appropriation for certainly one of her tour outfits — a bedazzled headband.
Simply hours after Halsey, 23, emotionally revealed the haunting particulars of her battle with endometriosis, the singer is now being accused of cultural appropriation. The “Laborious 2 Love” singer rocks numerous intricate appears on her “Hopeless Fountain Kingdom World Tour,” and one features a bedazzled masks, that just about appears like a balaclava, and not using a gap for the mouth. She most just lately shared a photograph within the headpiece whereas acting on Australian leg of her world tour and debuted the look in her Aukland, New Zealand present on April 19. Web trolls had been fast to level out that her look was “comparable” to a Muslim lady’s hijab, and bashed her for “cultural appropriation” by way of Instagram feedback. “Honey…headscarves aren’t style. They’re used for religious purposes,” one consumer wrote. “Formally misplaced all respect for her,” one other commented.
Halsey swiftly responded to the involved followers and a few haters that the true inspiration for her headpiece had nothing to do with faith or Muslim tradition. “It’s meant to appear to be a balaclava or a ninja masks. Like a robber or a Mortal Kombat character, I guarantee you. I’m sorry if I brought about you any offense,” the songstress apologized. Nonetheless, it wasn’t sufficient for individuals who took offense, and continued with feedback like, “‘We had been rooting for you, we had been all rooting for you and also you messed it up with cultural appropriation.” Nevertheless, others stood up for Halsey, defending the style selection, which was half of a complete bejeweled look designed by Bryan Hearns. “All y’all getting moved by one thing so harmless and foolish. ITS FASHION! Grief! And Hals you rocked this outfit,” one particular person wrote.
Halsey has greater issues to be involved with, apart from her style selections. The singer, who’s at the moment linked to rapper G-Eazy, revealed that due to her wrestle with endometriosis, she is freezing her eggs on the age of 23. “Doing an ovarian reserve is vital to me as a result of I’m lucky sufficient to have that as an choice, however I must be aggressive about defending my fertility, about defending myself,” she stated on The Docs on Thursday, April 26.