We’re unsure what’s within the air these days, however loads of celebrities are feeling scissor joyful. Some are choosing chin-grazing bobs like Cara Delvigne’s, whereas others, particularly Lupita Nyong’o, are selecting brief pixies.
Nyong’o debuted her new TWA (teeny weeny Afro) to TikTok followers on April 16. Within the video, Nyong’o held scissors to her hair whereas her hairstylist Vernon François watched within the background. The duo lip-synced a TikTok sound earlier than the video transitioned to point out Nyong’o sticking her head out of a automobile window and smiling together with her close-cropped hair. She stored the TikTok caption brief, merely stating, “I reduce my hair!”
The Black Panther actor did tease the haircut on April 13 with a selfie on Instagram, however it wasn’t till the sixteenth that she devoted an Instagram publish to it. In her Instagram video, she caressed her sisterlocks as she mentioned her goodbyes. “It’s time to allow you to go. It’s unhappy. It’s oh so unhappy,” she mentioned as she ran her finger by means of her locs. “You’ve been so good to me. You’ve been so thick for the primary time in my life. I’ll miss you.”
Earlier than the video transitions to her TikTok video, she bid her ultimate farewell to her sisterlocks with a number of kisses. To finish the emotional second, Nyong’o had Boyz II Males’s “It’s So Arduous to Say Goodbye to Yesterday” enjoying within the background.
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Nyong’o is not any stranger to brief cuts, because the TWA was her signature search for a number of years. We’re unsure what impressed her to return to her pixie, however she positively had it deliberate for 2023. Originally of the yr, Nyong’o and François filmed a TikTok through which they lip synced a scene from the movie Ready to Exhale that led to each Nyong’o and François haphazardly hacking at her hair. On the time, it merely appeared like a joke between the 2, however now wanting again, we discover that she wore the identical leopard print sweater she had within the Instagram video the place she bid her locs adieu.
Maybe Nyong’o’s hair has been brief this whole time and she or he was merely ready for the right second to disclose it. Regardless if the reduce occurred in January or just a few brief days in the past, she seems to be marvelous together with her TWA.