Phrase ‘baby hair’ is racist (the again, what isn’t?)

Phrase ‘baby hair’ is racist (the again, what isn’t?)
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Lucy Hale found herself quickly apologizing — and doing some Twitter clean-up — after posting an unintentionally offensive tweet on Monday.

The 27-year-old Pretty Little Liars star was on the social media platform when she first posted a throwback photo from her Fall 2016 cover shoot with Venice Fort Lauderdale’s Magazine.

Unfortunately, the actress captioned the picture with something about her ‘baby hairs’, which gained the attention of some followers.

‘The time my baby hairs came to good use at a shoot,’ she wrote. She seemed to be referencing the slicked-down hairs toward the front of her face, which were plastered in pieces to her forehead with gel.

As several people quickly pointed out, though, these weren’t ‘baby hairs’ — they were, simply, regular hair.

‘Sis these are adult hairs,’ wrote one person, while another tweeted a picture of Ariana Grande squinting with the caption: ‘Baby hairs? where are they?’

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