India Arie - 2013 OWN Cover

Blue Ivy Carter’s hair has been a hot topic across the Web for weeks as critical fans have voiced their disdain about the way Jay Z and Beyoncé have styled Blue’s natural hair, which many have called unkempt. Even stars like Tamar Braxton and Syleena Johnson have sounded off on Blue’s hair with mixed reactions from fans. Now, India.Arie has thrown her voice into the mix and is chastising critics for speaking ill of the child’s hair.

Blue Ivy - Hair Photo

“Why does anyone get the idea that its ok to make fun of a child?
 In public no less? This celebrity culture that hypnotizes people into thinking a person is LITERALLY NOT REAL because you see them on television is a spell the watcher HIM or HER SELF MUST BREAK. Blue Ivy — is a CHILD. And ANYONE thinking to themselves right now: “But she was born with a silver spoon in her mouth so what does it matter what I say” — Denying ANY PERSON their humanity, is a GAME we should ALL stop playing. WHY? Because it’s the kind of PERSON YOU WANT TO BE. Why NOT be a person who is loving towards human kind as a whole AND people as individuals?
 WHY NOT be a person protects the hearts of children? I think all these people making negative comments would feel the SAME WAY if Blue Ivy’s hair were TOO DONE. If she had a relaxer, of Hair pulled too tight at the edges. Being gentle with a child’s hair is simply appropriate – this goes the same for ALL children. Come ya’ll Lol Were ARE better than this,” wrote Arie in an open letter.

We have to agree with Arie that people are making too big of a deal of Blue’s hair. Simply put, she’s a toddler and doesn’t care what her hair looks like. She only cares that her parents love her, feed her, play with her and keep her clean. It’s everybody else that seems to want to place their thoughts, ideals and hair complexes onto her and her parents. –nicholas robinson

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  • Nehes Ba’a Rayay

    Speak on that “TRUTH” India Irie.

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  • MISSY CAT YOUALREADYKNOW

    I JUST LOVE INDIA ARIE SHE KEEPS I SOOO REAL AND SHE ALL ABOUT NATURAL I THINK WHEN BLU IVY GROWS A LITTLE OLDER BECAUSE THESE KIDS ARE SO ADVANCED NOWADAYS SHE WILL LOOK IN THE MIRROR AND SAY MOMMY I WANT MY HAIR IN A DIFFERENT WAY NOT LIKE THIS THEN AGAIN SHE MIGHT NOT WHO KNOWS IT IS WHAT IT IS LET THE LITTLE GIRL BE A LITTLE GIRL.

  • cupcake baby

    beyonce mother probably warned them against messing with blues hair to young i saw a picture of kimoras sons kinzo and his hair was looking the exact same a blue ivy no one said sh..t so why they mess with this child? and not that one .. oh i get it he is a boy! thats the answere to this whole mess cause blue is a girl they hold girls to a different hair standard than boys wow tony braxton boy has the same kinky hair look , loose curls not combed but wow no one said anything about that . but black people are sensitive about hair that is why black men go bald , they dont want to be seen in public with nappy hair kinky , or curly hair and a cow lick too .. lol but leave the kid alone i know jayz must be baffled as he was when solange slammed him ., that slam bought out all the haters , a lot of people was resolved to the king and queen thing but ,now the crowns are challenged .

  • cupcake baby

    do you have any kids india , and your hair been looking a fool for years , sorry i dont go for the nappy look . slavery is over while you dont have to do a perm you betta do somehing and you wrapped your head to keep from combing it honey so shut up

  • ForPostsSake

    I really do get what India is saying, however, (and this is a real question) do you all comb your children’s hair? I guess I am just thinking, if they clothe her a certain way and things of that nature, would hair combing not fall into that realm?

    On the Natural aspect/argument- there is a difference between natural and unkempt. I get that she is a child, but I am wondering where is the moisture or something. I do not have children yet, but I plan to detangle/moisturize, and they can still have a wild, natural look and still just be kids without bows or braids or ponytails.

  • Marander Spencer

    Main thing….Blue Ivy is not your child…if her parents are okay with it then I say everybody else mind there’s!