Dancehall Hero Vybz Kartel was forces to defend his image after fans started questioning his s3xual orientation as a result of his new braided hair and skin bleaching look.

Last week the Portmore Empire deejay debut a new braided hairstyle and immediately sparked controversy. Several fans hit up Urban Islandz on Twitter and Facebook with comments about the deejay new look.

“This yute yah nuh straight because nuh straight man naan weave hair and bleach face #SHM,” a fan said on Twitter.

Another fan told Urban Islandz on Facebook that the deejay is going too far for media attention: “vybz sketel will sell him soul just fi get media attention. the bleaching ting dying down now so him go weave him hair fi get back more buzz. But him a loose him a go loose him fan base.”

Just last week, popular urban gossip site MediaTakeOut ran a story about the deejays new look.

Vybz Kartel have since release a video defending his s3xuality on Youtube.

Watch video below.

Do you think Vybz Kartel need a personal stylist?