Melanie Fiona Says Her Mixed Heritage Helped Hair Growth

Were you offended by her comments?

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The subject of hair in the black community is a touchy one.

And singer Melanie Fiona, who many expect nothing but good from, got on the bad side of many women with a recent comment she made about her hair.

In an interview with Sophisticate’s Black Hair Styles and Care Guide, Fiona said, “I was born with a full head of hair, and my mom wouldn’t let me cut it until I was 12! I’m mixed — my mom is Black and Portuguese and my dad is Indian so I have a good mix for growth.”

The comment sparked outrage from many of her fans.

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