Ricki Lake‘s objective in 2020 as well as past is to be totally free as well as genuine — beginning with her hair, which has actually been a significant resource of discomfort in her life … however she promises say goodbye to.
The “Hairspray” celebrity as well as previous talk program host simply disclosed her brand-new buzz-cut coiffure, as well as the tale that chooses it is both heart-wrenching as well as motivating.
Ricki begins with fortunately — her hairstyle isn’t an indication that she’s unwell or enduring via a mid-life situation or a psychological malfunction, however she has actually been enduring … via years of loss of hair.
Lake states the battle has actually been “debilitating, embarrassing, painful, scary, depressing, lonely” as well as includes … “There have been a few times where I have even felt suicidal over it. Almost no one in my life knew the level of deep pain and trauma I was experiencing.”
She states her loss of hair started with her function in the 1988 movie as a result of all the therapies as well as teasing of her locks, however for many years it was because of lots of various other variables — weight loss, dyes, genes, anxiety, hormone contraception, maternities and so forth.
Ricki states she’s attempted every little thing to recover her hair however it hasn’t functioned, so as opposed to undergoing the psychological discomfort over as well as over once more … she made a decision to establish herself totally free.
She states, “I buzzed my hair off and it feels so good!”
Lake states her objective from currently on is to be genuine as well as done hiding, including … “I am liberated. I am free. I am releasing and letting go. I am brave. I am beautiful I am love.”