Wrestling referee slammed as 'racist' for forcing competitor to cut off dreadlocks

Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in WTF
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A wrestling referee has been slammed as racist after forcing a competitor to choose between cutting off his dreadlocks or forfeiting the match.

Video footage of a New Jersey wrestler forced to cut off his dreadlocks has drawn fury on social media, calling the official's forfeit threat racist.

The clip shows a white woman swiftly hacking wrestler Andrew Johnson's hair off after the referee refused to let him wear a helmet over his locks.

He was subjected to the impromptu hair cut right before his match competing for Buena Regional High School in Buena, New Jersey, Mail Online reports.

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