On Monday night, the 18-year-old actor/musician/K-Pop star wannabe showed up at the Metropolitan Museum of Art rocking an all-black look accessorized with Louis Vuitton jewelry, boots, grills, and his old hair.
Yup, Jaden’s dreads are back. Just weeks after his dad, Will, cut off his hair, the multi-hyphenate stepped on to the Met Gala red carpet clutching the blond locks. It was definitely one of the most talked-about looks of the night, attracting a wide range of reactions.
Smith explained his reasoning to Andre Leon Talley from Vogue. "Since I couldn't bring my sister as a date, I brought my old hair," he said.
"I feel like people are kind of confused about gender norms. I feel like people don’t really get it,” he told British GQ in 2016. “I’m not saying that I get it, I’m just saying that I’ve never seen any distinction. I don’t see man clothes and woman clothes, I just see scared people and comfortable people."