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“I adore Madame Obama. . . [but] frankly, this doesn’t suit her. The fringe was a bad idea, it’s not good.”

Karl Lagerfeld critiquing the first lady’s new bangs in an interview on French talk show “Le Petit Journal.” The relentlessly outspoken Chanel designer — who in recent years has called Adele “too fat” and sniped that Heidi Klum is not a true fashionista — added that some French cable-news anchorwoman has the same haircut and, well, you know, say no more.

Earlier: Michelle Obama’s birthday: New Twitter, new bangs, 1/17/13

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