The footballer says he regrets the look he wore when he met Nelson Mandela in 2003, a British tabloid has revealed. Sun,
Long or short hair, bleached, tied in a bun, clean shaven or the Iroquois crest style… David Beckham has experimented with all kinds of cuts and hairstyles throughout his career. Except for one exception, the English footballer who squabbles. “People ask me if I have any regrets about my hairstyle and even if I don’t, I do. cornrowsAccording to comments reported by the British newspaper, he believes Sun Referring to this style of African braids affixed to the skull.
The former England captain reveals he tried the look while on holiday in the south of France in 2003. “We were there with family and a friend of Victoria’s who is a hairdresser,” he says. “I asked if she could do something with my hair and she said, ‘Do you want some cornrows , And I said, “Yeah.” I do not know what it is. But yes.” It was a pain to make them but I liked them.
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It is not so much the aesthetic aspect that David Beckham disapproves of today, but rather the inappropriateness of the adornment that he had to wear during a major event after this hairdressing session. “I completed them on Saturday, and on Monday I flew to South Africa with the England team for a game. I met the great Nelson Mandela. And in the picture I have of Nelson Mandela, I’m holding his hand with my hair in braids. That’s my only regret,” says Brooklyn, Romeo, Cruz and Harper’s father.
In fact, in recent years, many celebrities outside the African community have worn them. cornrows People like Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, singers Sia and Katy Perry, or singer Zayn Malik have been chosen. He has been accused of “cultural appropriation” by daring these peaks to be associated with African tradition.