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K 21 August Viki Inc. Josh McDermitt, the actor who plays Porter, even claims the mullet has its own fan base. And you might not realize this, but the hairstyle itself goes back much further in cultural history. There are probably a lot of things that would surprise you about the mullet.
Maybe even 13 things. Read on, and prepare to find new appreciation for the lowly mullet. Get some answers in The Undercut Hairstyle, Explained.
The first published use of the word, one year later, is also thanks to the B-Boys. Incidents of the hairstyle were documented more than 1, years ago, when Byzantine scholar Procopius wrote of a craze among young Roman men in the 6th Century BCE, who sought to emulate the look of Hun barbarians by growing their hair long all around the head except across the forehead, where they kept it cut short.
Mullet expert Alan Henderson—author of Mullet Madness!
James K. Polk—who, perhaps unsurprisingly, was born just outside Charlotte, North Carolina—has the distinction of being the only sitting president to sport a mullet.
His mullet grew to insane proportions for his solo world tour. After all, it does help stylists mix things up for a comeback, giving a member a hairstyle that will distinguish him from the others.
This is especially necessary in super-sized groups like member NCT. Since the days of Seo Taiji and Boys , Korean style, in both fashion and music, has been borrowing from and playing catch-up with the West. Even up until recently, viral dances like the dab and the shoot are still appearing in new K-pop choreography despite going viral months or even years ago.
But the mullet trend is noticeably not being pilfered from current American hip-hop or pop. In fact, now in the U.
And it allowed the industry to do so without relying on culturally appropriating historically African and African-American hairstyles such as cornrows and dreadlocks, hairstyles which ironically mulleted stars like G-Dragon, Kai, and Zico have all worn in the past. Braids are a cultural appropriation, with K-pop stars adopting them as status-signifying ornamentation without understanding their significance or bearing any of the racism and violence faced by black people who choose to wear these styles.
Mullets allow idols to flaunt one of the defining factors distinguishing them from English-speaking boy groups: their androgyny. Male idols are known for wearing dangling earrings, colored contacts, and makeup. They also experiment with femininity in their hair.