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Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
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Kenyon Martin caused quite a stir recently when he fired some shots directed at Jeremy Lin and his current hairstyle. With Lin now sporting dreadlocks, the former NBA pro made his thoughts about it known and even said that his hairstyle choice is inappropriate for a player who is not African American in an Instagram post he made on Wednesday.


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kenyonmartinsrI’m confused,puzzled,in shock,disappointed in his teammates and the Nets as an organization for allowing this foolishness!!


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After finding out about it, the Brooklyn Nets guard has responded to the strong comments Martin made. However, instead of retaliating with a fiery statement of his own, he said that he understands him, especially coming from a minority as well and is even grateful for it via his reply on Instagram.




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Not necessarily for the hair, but classy response.



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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
I feel like someone who has Tila Tequila lips on their neck cannot comment on another man's style choices.


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
Holy shite he looks like an idiot


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
Black people didn’t even invent dreadlocks and they don’t have exclusive rights to a fricking hairstyle.

I swear some of these people are so stupid and ignorant. And they are acting like snobby brats when they say “only we can wear that hairstyle.” Oh yeah? frick you.


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
real CSB, he lived in a house adjacent to my neighborhood in Arlington for a while. it was ugly as tits


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
you know you done fricked up when you gonna start shite with an asian



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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
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I feel like someone who has Tila Tequila lips on their neck cannot comment on another man's style choices.

It’s Trina’s


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds


I guess I'm safe with my white supremacist haircut.


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
Terrible haircut, good response in what's really a no win situation for Lin.


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
Only black people can braid their hair?

Can you imagine if someone told Serena Williams she couldn't straighten her hair?


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
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it was ugly as tits


Is this some new saying gay men use?


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
The tattoo comment is fricking spot on. KM needs to get a clue


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
Remember the days when only black women wore dreads? Kinda like the days when only sailors and real bikers only had tattoos.


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WinnPtiger
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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
yes, I’m flamboyantly homosexual. you caught me


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
Jeremy always does random hairstyles. He doesn't always do dreads.


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
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Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads


Totally accurate


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yes I'm flabouyently homosexual
I knew it
This post was edited on 10/5 at 9:02 pm


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The Pirate King
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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
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only we can wear that hairstyle


They have words, hairstyles, music, and neighborhoods that we can be a part of.

Sounds pretty racist to me...


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
I could see myself using the phrase

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actually I legit grateful you sharin it tbh


quite a bit from here on out


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re: Kenyon Martin accuses Jeremy Lin of wanting to "be black" with dreads, Lin responds
White guys have dreads as well.. so stupid of Martin to make it about race.


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