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Justin Bieber Invites Controversy With Cornrow Pic

“Hailey made me get cornrows like an absolute d-bag."

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin's Instagram nonsense has reached new levels.

After posting a pic of their sweaty make-out session -- confirming rumors that something more than friendship was brewing between the twosome -- Bieber threw up a new photo on his Instagram that's got some claiming cultural appropriation

In the uncomfortable photo, the pop star sports freshly braided cornrows next to Baldwin and an unidentified woman.

"Hailey made me get corn rows like an absolute douche bag, these will be off tomorrow trust me Danny," he captioned the photo. 

Hailey made me get corn rows like an absolute douche bag, these will be off tomorrow trust me Danny

A photo posted by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on

Bieber's tone was a bit less apologetic in a different pic posted to his Shots account."Wanted these since like Mike.. Island flow," he captioned a close-up selfie of his braids. 

Agreed. "Like Mike" is a cinematic treasure, but that doesn't mean we can all go walking around looking like Bow Wow. C'mon, Justin. 

And now it's time for segment called Justin Bieber and Cornrows: A History. 

The Biebs came to Kylie Jenner's defense last July, when a pic of Snapchat's reigning queen made waves for being culturally insensitive. 

I woke up like disss

A photo posted by King Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

Bieber attempted to negotiate an Instagram detente, calling out social media users for "blasting a 17 year old kid for wearing braids."

Luckily, "Hunger Games" star Amandla Stenberg took the time to school these fools with a quick lesson on how damaging wearing cornrows can be. 

"When u appropriate black features and culture but fail to use ur position of power to help black Americans by directing attention towards ur wigs instead of police brutality or racism #whitegirlsdoitbetter,” Stenberg commented on the Instagram. 

Bieber should take some cues from Stenberg tread lightly on this terrain, especially considering his history of using racial slurs

Do better, Justin. 

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