26 July 2009

Solange Knowles gets a TWA!!!

Solange Knowles, the younger sister of Beyonce, is turning heads... with her own head - a shaven one.

Solange, who is not yet the publicity target that her big sister is, has actually sported the hairless look for two weeks. The paparazzi apparently just noticed. Unfortunately, the her decision to sport a TWA (Tweeny Weeny Afro) hasn't necessarily been well received. I'm pretty sure she knew that was a given so, my question is why did she do it?

Solange, however, tweeted about the matter recently with the following message (please excuse the punctuation - it's hers, not mine):
i. have. done. this. twice. in. my. life. i. was 16. i was 18.

So why did the aspiring singer/songwriter shave her once gorgeous hair?
"this. phase. of. my. life. i. want to spend . the time. the energy. and the money. on something else. not in the hair salon."

More power to her I say. I believe that it's so empowering to 'chose' not to conform to the ways of this world and I suppose she's even putting her career on the line to do this. What do yall think? What do you think of her TWA - I think it's so cute and really suits her? Do you think her decision was smart/clever in relation to her career and aspirations?