For reasons we can’t even begin to understand, CNN’s Don Lemon went and got himself a throwback haircut. Yes, the CNN newsman best known for haranguing black young men for being too thuggish got himself a box cut with squiggles in the back of his head and a part in the front. You have to admit the irony here: The guy who chides blacks for not being respectable Negroes has remade himself into a teenaged Will Smith. It really is something to behold.
As you’d expect, Black Twitter came for Lemon with heightened hilariousness not seen since ……………the #DonLemonLogic hash tag, where Lemon was taken to task for pathologizing African-American culture.
Maybe Lemon was just out to have a little fun, but even he admitted that the new cut deserves a bit of mocking, tweeting, “Must admit, #DonLemonLooksLike is funny. Own family busting on me.”
Mr. Lemon tweeted that he was shocked to wake up and learn that his name was trending on Twitter, asking Black Twitter, “can a brother get a haircut?”
Anyway, here are our top #DonLemonLooksLike tweets:
Take a look at the pic of Mr. Lemon’s head and make your own call… or not. As we edge closer to a war with Syria, Don Lemon’s hair is not all that important. But it’s certainly comforting to know that in the midst of everything, CNN anchors are still finding ways to remain jolly.
Oh, almost forgot, here’s the back of Lemon’s head.