As the PISAs took place in Dubai surrounded by a lot of controversy, one of them was Momina Mustehsan’s overall look at the award show.
Momina Mustehsan chose to wear Marmar Halim but what caught everyone’s attention was the pairing of that bright yellow dress with her bleached blonde hair, and the internet just can’t handle it!
— ❄️ High Priestess ❄️ (@Raaheeba) February 9, 2020
There were a lot of comparisons:
— Garam Pepsii (@ThandiiBiryaani) February 8, 2020
Some were quoting Malcolm X:
“Who taught you to hate the color of your skin? Who taught you to hate the texture of your hair? Who taught you to hate the shape of your nose and the shape of your lips? Who taught you to hate yourself from the top of your head to the soles of your feet?” ~ Malcolm X https://t.co/ILJtS40k9X
— Aima Khosa (@aimaMK) February 9, 2020
Some were comparing her to Britney Spears:
Briteny Spears Thora saste mn
Dikhana dikhana pic.twitter.com/8mfFO8EjwW
— Art3mis (@Ssssssyra) February 9, 2020
Some suggested that she changes her stylist:
@MominaMustehsan dear WTF
Chnage your stylist please, I respect your freedom of choice but its my honest mashwara k you are not looking good pic.twitter.com/r5TNxvs9cU
— raheel malik (@raheelm05) February 9, 2020
— Sajid Ali (@Sajiiwrites6) February 9, 2020
Some thought brown women never learn:
Don't want to be mean but this one went from plastic red to doll blonde? It's a terrible choice for brown women but we never learn 😏 https://t.co/TYBX9xiX8v
— Nadia (@nadiajqureshi) February 8, 2020
Some thought she looked like Emma Watson:
Emma Watson vs zara sasty mein Emma Watson pic.twitter.com/Fh9sgIuDyI
— Marceline (@go_marcee) February 9, 2020
There was an actual haldi account that was thanking Momina for the representation:
thank you for representing me https://t.co/5lO0IhBrrp
— haldi🌈 (@Zee_e_) February 8, 2020
People were comparing her to haldi:
*When someone praises Momina Mustehsan*
— Saad (@OverLord_Xd) February 9, 2020
— Sidra Malik (@Sidramalik99) February 9, 2020
Some were comparing her to ‘Son Pari:’
Stop comparing Momina Mustehsan with Son Pari.. Wo to piaari thi ✨
— Victim of Accountancy (@accountantnxD) February 9, 2020
Some found her looking like an egg yolk:
Thanks for telling, I thought it was an egg yolk. https://t.co/8oGSDlKz20
— 𝘙𝘪𝘻𝘸𝘢𝘯 (@ChupShaa) February 8, 2020
People were questioning her stylist:
who is momina mustehsan's stylist 🤢
— salman (@saljaffarrr) February 7, 2020
Some thought of custard:
Momina Custard https://t.co/FMIHpQp7JB
— AYESHA!! (@ayeshaabbas_) February 8, 2020
Jaundice : https://t.co/6MsBDJXDeT
— Usama MaYo💫 (@BDchaurasian) February 9, 2020
Some were comparing her to Blake Lively:
Blake Lively, first copy. No Warranty. https://t.co/RSog4EdvVT
— Ibrahim (@IamIbrahimKhan) February 8, 2020
And while many were busy mocking her, a lot of people stood up for her against the bullying:
I dont understand why you all are always so harsh on Momina Mustehsan and the poor girl actually never responds to hate…
I really sometimes feel sad for her..
— Fatima⁷~ (@itsFatimaahere) February 9, 2020
Jo baat hai!
Same people who advocate for ‘my life, my rules’ are criticising Momina Mustehsan’s personal choice of dying her hair. In today’s episode of mockery, we are hairstylists!!! ‘what colour suits to a brown woman’.
-Slut shaming or body, appearance shaming fall under same category. https://t.co/TOtiEBdbfE
— Sameena E. (@SameenaERana) February 9, 2020
Shots were fired:
People passing comments, tweeting against how Momina Mustehsan dyed her hair and bringing in shit. FFS people get a life and stop tormenting others life. She jus dyed her hair she doesnt need your fuckin consent to do what she likes. Shes a better human than alot of you judgem(1)
— 🌻 (@stopcopyindizzy) February 9, 2020
Shes a better human than alot of you judgemental fucks are. Sweep before your own doors before fuckin about others. Im so done with this toxic society (2)
— 🌻 (@stopcopyindizzy) February 9, 2020
People were lauding Momina for not caring:
Appreciation tweet for Momina Mustehsan. Takes a lot of guts to live your life without caring what people will say about you. Seen so many toxic af comments on her picture. Why do we have to resort to social media bullying all the time?
— Ali (@Bhuut_) February 9, 2020
People found it disgusting:
Momina Mustehsan gets bullied for literally every thing she does. It’s fkn disgusting
— layla. (@laylaaff) February 9, 2020
Some found her gorgeous!
You can hate her for all you want but I thought Momina Mustehsan looked gorgeous.
— Shery (@sheryejaz) February 10, 2020
Some wanted others to get a life:
every time momina mustehsan gets a hair dye, everyone's dissertations on post colonial beauty standards really jumps out…no really, watching grown men and women bullying her physical appearance.. again… *sighhh* so distasteful.. please get yourself a life or something y'all..
— – (@_maulana_banana) February 9, 2020
Some agreed that she wasn’t as bad as the internet was making her look:
Not a fan of Momina Mustehsan but her yellow outfit and blonde look isn't that bad that its creating that much of outrage. Sahe lag rahe hai
— Ahsan (@ahsanzawar) February 9, 2020
Some couldn’t understand what the big deal was:
Hmm what’s the big deal if Momina Mustehsan dyed her hair blonde – it’s her choice – logon ko kyun itni takleef ho rahee hai – actually shows how faarigh these people are pic.twitter.com/oe2WfpbvXW
— omar r quraishi (@omar_quraishi) February 8, 2020
Everyone has an opinion these days:
It seems like in this day and age everyone has an opinion towards other people. Now usually, that opinion is not needed not necessary but this generation always feels the need to insert themselves in other people’s life and judge the choices they make.#MominaMustehsan #PISA2020
— Maryum Ehsan (@MaryumEhsan) February 10, 2020
People were calling out on bullies:
Y’all are such bullies man. Leave Momina Mustehsan alone ffs
— حسن علی (@Mhasanalii1) February 8, 2020
Why can’t #MominaMustehsan can go blonde or purple or pink?
Is she forcing you to go blonde? you people are so very concerned about your opinions, own dresses, own choices, but others can’t choose for themselves.
— Syedih (@SyedIHusain) February 9, 2020
Something everyone should try:
Can y'all stop targeting Momina Mustehsan for how she's dressed up and how she's wearing her hair?
How much does it cost you to slide past her picture where she's only standing and doing nothing? https://t.co/cKmFj4RpxQ
— just noor (@blastfemous) February 8, 2020
— FAM:Faisal Ameer Malik (@faisalmalix1) February 10, 2020
What do you think about the hate Momina has been getting? Is it fair? Let us know in the comments below!