They say blondes have more fun but for these Hollywood actresses Yahoo say it’s the opposite and because they got rid of their blonde locks in exchange for a different color their careers have also done better.
Gained fame as a redhead but was born a blonde. When she realized that her hair color was hindering her Hollywood career — she was being typecast as a cheerleader — she decided to make a change. “I just dyed my hair dark brown,” she told the “Independent. “And got my first role a week later, after which I thought: ‘People are closed-minded, man! Like a different hair color changes everything!’”
“I’m a natural blonde, but when I started acting, I would go to auditions, and they didn’t know where to put me because I was voluptuous and had the accent but I had blonde hair,” she told Britain’s Daily Mail. “The moment I dyed my hair dark, [the cast directors said], ‘Oh, she’s the hot Latin girl.’ I loved it … Being brunette toned me down a bit.”
Switched hair color because she was just didn’t conform to the typical blonde stereotype. As she told the New York Observer in 2007, “I’m a natural blonde, but I feel like a brunette. I feel like people treat me now how I should be treated. People used to be shocked, when I was blonde, that I wasn’t stupid. I used to get these comments that I swear people thought were compliments. Like, ‘Oh! You’re smart!’ — like they couldn’t believe it.”
Angelina didn’t really choose to change hair color. “My natural color is dark blonde,” she revealed to German magazine Das Neue. “But when I was 4 or 5, my mother dyed my hair dark brown, and she decided to keep it that way. And I stuck with that.”
Amy found that, personality-wise, she’s just not a blonde. “When I dyed my hair true red for the first time, I felt as if it was what nature intended,” she told People. I have been accused of being a bit of a spitfire, so in that way I absolutely live up to the stereotype. The red hair suited my personality. I was a terrible blonde.”
Cynthia might be known as a ginger, but she does see some benefits to going back to her natural gold. “I like the red very much … but it’s a lot of work to maintain,” she told Marie Claire. “The recognition factor is so much higher when I’m a redhead, so when I’m a blonde I can pass under the radar a lot more easily.”
Winona might be famous for her dark locks, but she’s actually a blonde. Winona has been dyeing it ever since her first film, “Lucas,” in 1986.
Eva became famous after playing the secretive Vespers Lynd in “Casino Royale.” Turns out, she has a secret of her own. “I’m a dark blonde,” she told the UK paper Metro. “I dyed my hair blue then black when I was 14. I thought the color was more flattering and matched my skin tone. I don’t think I’d ever change back unless it was for a film.”
“I’ve been red off and on since age 10, when I was obsessed with ‘Anne of Green Gables,’” she told People. “My mom said, ‘Let’s put a rinse on, and you can be Anne for a couple days.’ I was thrilled: It was carrot red. In high school I was a Goth girl, so I went from fire engine to purple to black. Recently two of my best friends started calling me Red. It’s funny because they’ve known me for years. I guess I’m convincing enough: With the red hair and some blush, it looks like I’ve been on the moors in Ireland.”
Do you prefer them with blonde hair or a darker color?