Game of Thrones star Nathalie Emmanuel (Missandei) talks followers by way of the emotional expertise of getting her iconic lengthy hair reduce quick.
Nathalie Emmanuel performed Missandei of Naath on Game of Thrones for six complete seasons. Emmanuel shone within the function; as Daenerys Targaryen’s most trusted advisor, it was clear she was proficient, clever, and swish. And the truth that she had a good looking head of hair didn’t damage.
Back in March, Emmanuel stepped out on the 2022 BAFTA Awards sporting a a lot tighter crop of hair. Now, she’s taken to Instagram to share the emotional video of her getting her hair reduce, strolling us by way of what she’s feeling alongside the best way. Watch beneath:
Emmanuel explains that she at all times felt “a real empowerment that’s come with my hair,” and that took pleasure in folks telling her that “I went natural because of you.” At the identical time, she’d wished to chop her hair for a very long time, however couldn’t as a result of, as an actor, her employers had an curiosity in her hair wanting a method or one other, so it stayed lengthy. “[S]o this is the first time in 33 years I’ve made a decision for my hair that’s completely my own,” she stated after blinking again tears.
Also, the truth that she wrote a letter to her hair is alarmingly cute. “[B]ecause I’m dramatic but it was really cathartic.” What she wrote within the subtitle to the video can also be value mentioning:
I wished to share this for many who have skilled any form of emotions of othering or hair discrimination after which had an extended, powerful journey to self acceptance or emotions of getting no autonomy over your self… or… worrying about not becoming sure magnificence requirements…
The outcomes converse for themselves:
Emmanuel will function in within the subsequent two Fast & Furious motion pictures, the ultimate ones within the franchise, as Ramsey. We’ll see her new do in motion then.
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