BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 04: Adele performs at The Gabba on March 4, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia.

On Sunday (Aug. 30), Adele took to Instagram to and shared a photo of herself rocking a Jamaican flag bra, a gold chain choker, black and gray leggings, and a brand new hairstyle.

The “Hello” singer’s hair was done in Bantu Knots, a popular Black hairstyle. “Happy what would be Notting Hill Carnival my beloved London,” Adele wrote in the caption of her post.

Many fans took to social media to criticize Adele for cultural appropriation while some made a ton of jokes. Check out some of the responses below.



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