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Simone Biles And 9 Other Black Women Who Didn’t Have Time For People Commenting On Their Hair


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Simone Biles And 9 Other Black Women Who Didn’t Have Time For People Commenting On Their Hair

We told you that Simone Biles had the awesome opportunity to dance with the Houston Texans cheerleading squad this past weekend after saying back in 2015 that in her next life she was going to be an NFL cheerleader. It was an experience she was excited to have and worked hard to perfect before stepping on the field on Sunday. But per the usual, people tried to put a damper on the moment by, you guessed it, pointing out issues with her hair.

After a practice in preparation for Sunday’s game, Biles shared a photo of herself, pom-poms in hand, smile on her face:

It didn’t take long for people to ask the 20-year-old Olympic gold medalist what was going on with her mane:

She took the initial comments in stride, saying that her hair was all over the place after actively practicing for four hours with her hair in a bun. That wasn’t enough though:

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The 13-year-old Blackish star had the best response to someone who told her that she needed to slick down her edges.



Who could forget when Zendaya Coleman had to give a classy check to Fashion Police‘s Giuliana Rancic? The entertainment reporter and former E! News co-host tried to say that the faux locs Coleman wore to the 2015 Oscars gave her “weed” and “patchouli” vibes.

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