Justin Bieber defends himself after being labelled a racist for getting dreadlocks

Justin Bieber has defended his new hairstyle following a public outcry.
The Sorry singer ditched his trademark boyband hairstyle over the weekend for dreadlocks and he immediately faced backlash from fans who were unhappy with his bizarre new look.
The 22-year-old is being called out for cultural appropriation over the hairstyle, with numerous critics claiming that ‘black’ hairstyles are more than just a fashion statement.
One angry Instagram user wrote: “People are annoyed cause when black people wear this style they are stereotyped as druggies and are “unkempt” look at Zendaya for example. She had fake dreads and she was stereotyped.”
Before adding: “But

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