The 39-year-old singer is one of Zendaya’s idols and the young star has already suggested “some people should listen to India Arie’s ‘I Am Not My Hair’ and contemplate a little before opening your mouth so quickly to judge.”
“I wanted to jump in and defend Zendaya – but she’s doing that BEAUTIFULLY herself. VERY. WELL. DONE. It’s a powerful thing to be a TEENAGER in the public eye, and feel empowered to speak up in your own defense. STUNNING!” India started off her post.