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Seen and Noted: Erykah Badu in Malaysia

We love this messy, no-fuss bun Erykah Badu is sporting. The eyewear is fab. Unfortunately, for Ms. Badu, these photos were taken at a press conference two weeks ago in Malaysia after her concert we canceled. Malaysian officials decided to cancel the concert after the Star magazine published a photo of Erykah with the name “Allah” painted like a tattoo on her bare shoulders. The officials stated that it was an insult to Islam and that she was not a good role model for young Malaysians.

When asked if she would return to perform in Malaysia in the future if the opportunity presented itself, Badu said: “I have faith in people’s ability to evolve; that’s why I do what I do.

You can read more on the Huffington Post or Malaysian Insider.

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