Confession: Solange Knowles Is Not The Vice President of Natural Hair
If there’s any celebrity known for using her twitter account to sound off on fans, followers and nay-sayers, Solange Knowles is our girl. After an interview with Nikki Walton of CurlyNikki.com, readers left incriminating comments about the DJ/Model/Singer/Style Goddess’s unimpressive natural hair styles.
“she really needs to put some work into STYLING her hair. This is why people think natural hair looks bad…” — was a comment by one person that posted followed by a slew of other demeaning comments that set off Solange on twitter.
The natural hair police, those believing that the freedom of rocking your natural hair should still be set to certain standard (what the heck is the point in going natural then?), have been chasing down the styles of natural hair celebrities and bringing shame to those that dare to wear their kinks and curls on the red carpet. Think Wendy Williams’ comments about Viola Davis.
Solange responded by stating:
“I never painted myself as a team natural vice president. I don’t know the lingo and don’t sleep with a satin cap… However, I did [notice] when I picked out my hair, I kept seeing feedback about needing a “twist out”. Connnnfesssioonnn: I HATE twist outs. Correction, I hate the way they look on me SO I end up always picking them/ steaming them out. Look, all I’m saying is. My hair is not very important to me… so don’t encourage it to be important to you.”
We’re with you Solange. Personal style is just that… personal.