Doja Cat Has a ‘Concept’ for Why Individuals Take Her Stunning Type Selections So Critically

Doja Cat is getting candid concerning the “Consideration” she’s been getting for her seems.

The “Kiss Me Extra” singer, 27 — who isn’t any stranger to switching up her look with completely different wigs and even shaving her head — mentioned pushing model boundaries within the public eye in a brand new interview with Harper’s Bazaar.

“My principle is that if somebody has by no means met me in actual life, then, subconsciously, I’m not actual to them,” she instructed the outlet.

“So when individuals grow to be engaged with somebody they don’t even know on the web, they sort of take possession over that individual,” she continued. “They suppose that individual belongs to them in some sense. And when that individual modifications drastically, there’s a shock response that’s nearly uncontrollable.”

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Doja Cat isn’t any stranger to unfavorable feedback about her seems — having confronted critics on-line when she buzzed her hair and spontaneously shaved her eyebrows final yr. 

“…I’ve accepted that that’s what occurs. So I put my wigs on and take them off,” she defined to the outlet. “I shave my head or my eyebrows. I’ve all the liberty on the earth.”

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Doja Cat for Harper’s Bazaar.

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The Planet Her rapper can also be not afraid to clap again at critics, writing in a blunt message final yr after she debuted her buzz reduce that she didn’t like individuals measuring her success by look fairly than her achievements.

Doja Cat at the 2023 Prince's Trust Gala

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“I gained a grammy and traveled the f—king globe i’ve had a No. 1 and that i went platinum,” she mentioned in a tweet. “I make hit after hit after hit and also you all need me to look f-—in a position for you … Go f—yourselves.”

In November, she additional raved about her daring new look in Dazed journal’s Winter 2022 The Lovely Challenge and mentioned her new coiffure had helped her along with her confidence.

“I’ve by no means felt extra stunning in my whole life, which could be very unusual,” Doja Cat instructed the outlet in her cowl story, regardless of jokingly evaluating her close-shaved head to a “wrinkly penis” at first look.

“There’s one thing so exhilarating about change; [it] confirmed me a distinct aspect of myself,” she added. “I really feel so new, recent and horny. I additionally really feel higher with out make-up: having this naked head and so little make-up is a enjoyable expertise. It is new, and I adore it.”

Doja Cat attends the 2023 Time100 Gala at Jazz

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Final month, she debuted a brand new neon pinkish-purple buzz reduce with a big black spider design on the again of her head, courtesy of hairstylist Jackie Bieber, who is understood for portray distinctive and colourful designs on hair.  

The transfer comes weeks after the announcement of her first North American enviornment tour within the fall known as The Scarlet Tour. It’s set to function particular company Ice Spice and Doechii, and shall be her first total string of official headlining live shows since 2019. It’s slated to start out in San Francisco in October.

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