Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Thousands sign online petition for Beyonce to fix Blue Ivy's hair

See also

Most Change.org campaigns focus on issues such as ending animal experimentation and improving conditions for the homeless.

But one woman has decided there is a far more pressing problem at hand - Blue Ivy's hair.

The two-year-old daughter of Beyonce and Jay Z has become the target of a petition started by a woman named Jasmine Toliver, who suggests that the superstars spend some of their megabucks on grooming Blue Ivy's tresses.

"As a woman who understands the importance of hair care it's disturbing to watch a child suffering from the lack of hair moisture," the tongue-in-cheek petition reads.

"The parents of Blue Ivy, Sean Carter aka Jay-Z and Beyoncé, have failed at numerous attempts of doing Blue Ivy Hair. This matter has escalated to the child developing matted dreads and lint balls."

"Please let's get the word out to properly care for Blue Ivy hair."

Toliver's petition has rapidly gained online support, collecting over 4,700 signatures.

But it has drawn mixed reactions from bemused commentators, only some of who appear to get the joke.

"Because no child whose mom spends thousands on her hair (monthly) should live life looking like a sheep!" writes one woman.

"Cruelty to children has to stop," writes another supporter.

A less enthusiastic commentator suggests that Toliver should keep out of Beyonce's business.

"This is the dumbest thing I have seen in my life," she writes.

"Leave that baby alone, parent your own child, mind your own business."

Ms Toliver has since stated that the Change.org petition was a joke, writing on her Facebook page: "People just need to breathe and chill out."

Advertisement

News

  •  Day 17
    Israel continues their ravaging bombardment on Gaza as the conflict wages on
    Video
    Video
  • MH17 victims arrive home
    40 bodies of the MH17 plane crash return to a somber homecoming in Holland
    Top News
  • Military advisers to Ukraine
    President Obama announces the deployment of military advisers to Ukraine
    Politics
  • Bubonic plague in China
    A bubonic plague outbreak in Yumen prompts China to quarantine the city
    World News
  • Air Algierie disappearance
    A flight headed from Burkina Faso to Algeria disappears from radar over Mali
    Headlines
  • Windows Phone training portal
    Microsoft launches Windows Phone training portal in attempt to woo consumers
    Tech