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Steven Furtick’s Barber Is Going Full Defense Over the Pastor’s Haircut

Steven Furtick’s Barber Is Going Full Defense Over the Pastor’s Haircut

Weeks after Elevation Church went viral for how they do and don’t talk about Easter, another “controversy” has gone viral, this time over Pastor Steven Furtick’s sweater and haircut.

It all started when Furtick wore a $2,000 Givenchy sweater on Easter Sunday. X and Instagram users drudged up years-old arguments about preachers purchasing high-end clothing — a conversation that is somehow not totally exhausted in 2024. But one user, Trey Ferguson, wanted to direct everyone’s attention to a more important matter regarding Furtick: his haircut.

“Y’all so worried about the sweater that we about to let him slide for the haircut?” Ferguson said in a video posted on his social media channels.

Ferguson then compared Furtick’s haircut to everything from a coach’s offensive line on a junior varsity football team to “an unrighteous gemstone.” He also said Furtick’s haircut “looks like he goes to a Black barber if that Black barber was raised by white people.”

That final comment garnered some backlash of its own… from Furtick’s actual barber.

In a response to the video on Instagram, user @flytonair clarified he was Furtick’s barber but he was not raised by white people. He defended Furtick’s looks before going in on Ferguson’s appearance. The entire thing is a vicious clapback — here are a few highlights:

  • “You have no hairline and a chin strap beard that doesn’t connect.”
  • “You look like a low-budget Risk Ross if he was on drugs.”
  • “You look like a hood Forrest Whittaker in a $6 hoodie.”
  • “The low-budget Steve Harvey look doesn’t work for you, sir.”

Furtick’s barber concluded his response by asking, “How about lifting up the preacher and less focus on the outfit and the cut? Isn’t that what you are called to do! Or maybe you called yourself?”


Of course, that wasn’t the end of the conversation. The two went back and forth exchanging insults on IG. If you’ve got some time to spare, you’ll definitely want to take a scroll down the comment section.


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The latest update is that pastor Trey’s mom has entered the chat. She was NOT having it with this barber insulting her son…’s mother.


Welcome to the churchy version of the Drake/Rick Ross feud.

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