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Zendaya Channels Grace Jones, Cher, Diana Ross And Brooke Shields In Mane Addicts Photo Shoot

Zendaya As Grace JonesZendaya did her best Grace Jones impression for a Mane Addicts website photo shoot. The actress posted the resulting photo on Instagram with the caption, “Paying homage to the legendary Grace Jones #hightopfaderealness.”

Zendaya, herself, has recently become something of a style icon. Larry Sims, the shoot’s hairstylist, describes the actress as a “creator’s dream.” “She allows you to just go for it and when you think you’ve gone too far, she pushed you to go further,” he continues.

Grace Jones, Cher, Diana Ross, and Brooke Shields all inspired Zendaya’s various looks. “The theme of the shoot felt like going through different decades of beauty,” Larry adds.

We have some of the other pics from the shoot below.

What do you think of Zendaya’s hairstyles?

(Photo credit: Zendaya, Larry Sims, and Luxury Law Instagram accounts)

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Pop Legend Grace Jones Slams Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj, Probably Rejected Lady Gaga

Grace-Jones-Blasts-Nicki-Minaj-And-Miley-CyrusBack in the day when music videos were still something new, Grace Jones was one of the first pop stars to openly question conventional rules when it came to race, cultural heritage, androgyny, gender roles and sexuality. She also broke rules in terms of what a female pop star “did,” working as a model, fashion designer, singer, dancer, film actress and performance artist.

She may be a bit of an afterthought now, but her influence was large. Miley Cyrus has admitted that she idolizes Grace. And Nicki Minaj shot the imagery in her video for “Stupid Hoe” to give props to Grace’s 1985 “Island Life” album.

Unfortunately, Grace doesn’t respect these same artists at all. This week, Grace shared an excerpt with the press from her upcoming memoir in which she basically obliterates most current pop stars, including Lady Gaga, Rihanna and even Madonna. But the singer has particularly harsh words for Nicki Minaj and Miley Cyrus, calling them out by name.

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