Sue Ramirez hits back at being called lesbian for short hair

/ 05:09 PM June 25, 2018

When Sue Ramirez unveiled her pixie cut, she was praised for her daring new look which allowed her feminine features to stand out. She has been styling it in different ways, from decorating it with pins and clips, to sweeping it back as a coif.

Image: Instagram/@sueannadoodles

sue ramirez

Image: Instagram/@sueannadoodles

However, she also received some odd questions about her hair, and the actress was not pleased about it, according to a series of tweets.


“‘Why did you cut your hair? Are you a lesbian?’ Such a stupid question,” she wrote on June 24, Sunday. “Is that how we base sexual orientation now? Hairstyle? Really?” 

Image: Twitter/@sueanna_dodd

Nagdududa na daw sila. Wow. Duda talaga? Ano to? Krimen? Kasalanan? E kung totoo nga? Ano naman? Masama ba?” she asked.


(They say they’re doubting. Wow. Doubting, really? What is this? A crime? A sin? So what if it’s true? Is it bad?)

Image: Twitter/@sueanna_dodd

When a Twitter user Nhormy (@superrrn) explained that a friend assumed that Ramirez was a lesbian because she too was a lesbian with the same haircut, the actress wondered, “So dun lang ba nya napatunayan ang sexualidad nya? Nung nagpagupit siya? (So, is that the only time she proved her sexuality, by cutting her hair?)”

Image: Twitter/@sueanna_dodd

She also clarified her comments: “I am not offended to be called or asked if I am lesbian. There’s nothing wrong with being so. I just hate how people judge sexuality so easily nowadays. Stop assuming over meaningless [sh*t].”

Image: Twitter/@sueanna_dodd

Actresses around the world have wowed with cropped hair, from Anne Hathaway (who cut hers for “Les Miserables”) to Emma Watson (who described it as “liberating”).

There have even been female characters with shaved heads who are now iconic, such as Natalie Portman’s Evey in the film “V for Vendetta” and Millie Bobby Brown’s Eleven in the sci-fi series “Stranger Things”.

To make the long story short, perhaps anyone who believes that hairstyle has anything to do with whom one is attracted to should look closer at how one thinks, rather than scrutinize a haircut. JB



LOOK: Sue Ramirez bares fresh and fierce pixie cut

LOOK: Sue Ramirez slays with tanned and toned bikini body

Maris Racal denies claim she and Sue Ramirez are a lesbian couple

Read Next
Follow @NGunoINQ on Twitter
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: haircut, Lesbian, pixie cut, Sexuality, Sue Ramirez
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2019 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.