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Native Americans to Pharrell: We’re #NotHappy

Criticism online after music artist debuts feather headdress in Elle UK’s July issue.

Grammy award-winning artist Pharrell Williams is catching heat for appearing on a special-edition cover of Elle UK’s July issue wearing a feather headdress. Many online, including fans, called him out for cultural “misappropriation”. Some tweeted their disappointment using hashtag #NotHappy, a reference to his global-hit song “Happy“.