So Swedish pop sensation Robyn is in the new issue of Out magazine (alongside the beautiful and talented Adele) where spoke openly about her somewhat androgynous look, and how she still gets mistaken for a lesbian because of her hair. No worries sweetie! Everyone thinks Justin Bieber is a lesbian too, and she’s still pretty popular here in the states.
“I get mistaken for a lesbian all the time — but I guess I do have the most lesbian haircut of any of the girls in my field,” she laughs, referring to her signature blonde bowl cut.
[…] Having that experience where I was confronted by people’s reactions to what I looked like or what I was supposed to look like made me identify with queerness. It still happens to me all the time, and a lot of the time it happens to me in America because even though what I consider butch is still very feminine in Europe, here you can shock people very easily just by looking a little queer.” SOURCE
The weird thing is, Robyn actually is very feminine (aside from the hair) and the only people who think she’s butch are the people who’ve never actually meant a lesbian. “A Lebanese? Yeah, my co-workers daughter was Lebanese … I think. How does that work anyway? Do they just adopt them from wherever Wonder Woman’s from? Because I love Wonder Woman … although I’d never let her get married here because my pastor says gays make baby Jesus cry Mountain Dew tears all over the Nascar track.”