Solange Knowles has debuted her new bald haircut. Her motives for chopping off her hair are unclear. Maybe she was trying to escape the shadows of big-sister Beyonce. Maybe she was inspired by Britney Spears. Maybe the weather was hot. Yet Solange Knowles is pleased with what she calls her “low maintenance” look.
Pictures of Solange Knowles’ new bald haircut are available at The Hollywood Gossip. Solange Knowles is not the only public figure to debut a dramatic new hairdo. Last night Miley Cyrus became a brunette, posting pictures of her transformation on TwitPic.
Solange Knowles Debuts New Bald Haircut: Life and Career
Solange Knowles, 23, is a native of Houston, Texas. She is the daughter of an African American father and Creole mother. Solange Knowles has two released studio albums: Solo Star and Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams. She has also modeled for her family’s clothing line House of Dereon.
At age 17, Solange Knowles married Daniel Smith. That year, she gave birth to their child Daniel Julez Smith Jr. The couple is not divorced and shares joint custody of Julez. Solange Knowles’ song An Ode to Julez is dedicated to her son.
Solange Knowles is the younger sister of Beyonce. Yet neither sister feels competitive with the other, as each one has a different artistic style and appeals to different markets.
Solange Knowles Debuts New Bald Haircut: Bald Celebrities
Society tends to hold negative perceptions about baldness. Some associate baldness with skinheads, while many men resent losing their hair due to aging. In other cases, shaving one’s head can sometimes be perceived as a drastic cry for help. In 2007, Britney Spears, at the height of her personal troubles, checked into rehab and emerged one day later with a bald haircut.
Yet many of our culture’s most beloved figures, including Homer Simpson, Gandhi, the Dalai Lama, Popeye, and Michael Jordan are bald. For these figures, their baldness only adds to their character. For tennis star Andre Agassi, losing his hair was a physical representation of his transformation from young hotshot to venerated elder of the sport.
In the 1980s, Sinead O’Connor shaved her hair as a sign of rebellion, as she did not want to be confined to the fashion trends of that decade. She also wanted to make the statement that she was not just another Madonna. By debuting her new bald haircut, is Solange Knowles trying to show that she is not another Beyonce?
Solange’s Bald New Haircut: Hot or Not? The Hollywood Gossip