Adele accused of cultural appropriation after posting photo in bantu knots and a Jamaican flag bikini

Adele set out to celebrate a cultural festival honoring Caribbean and Black heritage that had been forced online by the coronavirus pandemic. But critics accused the English singer of cultural appropriation when she posted a photo of herself in bantu knots, a traditional African hairstyle, and a Jamaican flag bikini.“Happy what would be Notting Hill Carnival, my beloved London,” the British pop star, 32, wrote alongside her photo, referring to the annual festival that normally draws two million people to Kensington.But for the internet, the “X” of the Jamaican flag marked the wrong spot.Twitte...


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