Justin Bieber Debuts Buzz Cut After Ditching Dreadlocks (PHOTOS)

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Justin Bieber Buzz Cut Dreadlocks

By Shari Weiss


Justin Bieber Buzz Cut Dreadlocks

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Justin Bieber debuted a buzz cut late Friday, after ditching his controversial dreadlocks. Check out the photos below!

Bieber first stepped out with his hair styled in dreadlocks in the beginning of the month (see photo right). There was a largely negative reaction, from fans who thought he looked “dirty” to critics who accused him of cultural appropriation and even racism. He went on to mock some of the negative feedback in an Instagram video just a week ago, and wrote in the caption, “Being weird is fun’ if u r not weird I don’t like you.”

But apparently Bieber’s weird period is over, though it’s not clear what sparked the change. His new look has the dreadlocks completely shorn and he’s left with no hair at all except for a head full of stubble. It’s the shortest hairdo he’s had in years, and particularly noteworthy given how famous his “swoosh” style used to be.

Of course, there’s still mixed reaction because it’s impossible to please everyone, but presumably, Bieber is happy. The new look will get some primetime coverage next month when the superstar performs at the Billboard Music Awards. Before then, some fans will get an up-close view at various “Purpose World Tour” concerts. In the meantime, check out the photos below!


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