Shaved head got Little Mix a Rihanna response
By CMU Editorial | Published on Tuesday 27 November 2012
All those journalists who spent seven days in a metal tube on the promise of 40 seconds chatter with Rihanna will be kicking themselves, all they had to do to get some words from the pop queen was shave off half their hair. Now we say it, it all seems so obvious.
Little Mix have revealed to We Love Pop that, just like on her recent 777 promotional trip for new album ‘Unapologetic’, when Rihanna guested on ‘X-Factor’ she was similarly unkeen to mix with the little people, even the Little Mixers (unlike that lovely home-invader-feeding Lady Gaga, who was much more welcoming). But Little Mixer Leigh-Anne Pinnock managed to get some unique words out of RiRi thanks to her hair cut.
The group’s Jesy Nelson told the pop mag: ”We were on ‘X-Factor’ with Rihanna and Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga was amazing, but we didn’t get to speak to Rihanna”.
Pinnock added: ”Her management wouldn’t let anybody meet her, but she walked past me and said, ‘Your hair is awesome!’ This was when I had my head half-shaved, which I hated, so it cheered me up”.
I bet that naked Australian is feeling very foolish now – had he shaved all his hair off, Rihanna would have been back there in economy with the hacks like a shot.