Gabrielle Union unveils her drastic new look as she chops off hair
Gabrielle Union reveals she’s chopped off all her hair but says the drastic change wasn’t due to feeling ‘lost’ and that ‘things are gravy’
Gabrielle Union debuted a new ‘summer chop’ on Friday evening and was showered in compliments from famous friends.
The 48-year-old actress revealed she had cut off all her hair as she showed off a curly pixie cut on Instagram in a series of stunning snaps.
Clarifying that the drastic change wasn’t made because she felt ‘lost,’ the Bring It On star said: ‘things are gravy,’ but confessed her lighter hairdo felt ‘foreign.’
The big chop! Gabrielle Union, 48, looks stunning as she debuts a new ‘summer chop’ but says drastic change isn’t because she feels ‘lost’
Gabrielle shared a carousel of images to Instagram as she posed in she and husband Dwyane Wade’s NYC apartment while wearing a polka dot dress.
‘So I did a thing,’ her caption began. ‘The movies always show women cutting their hair when all is lost but I wanted to know the feeling of making a change when things are gravy. It hits different and its foreign to me but I ❤❤❤ this new new.’
In the snaps she showed off expert glam that included winged eyeliner and a bright red lip as she worked her angles in a few selfies and a couple posed shots.
Empowered: ‘The movies always show women cutting their hair when all is lost but I wanted to know the feeling of making a change when things are gravy’ her caption read
Smiling big: Gabrielle posed in she and Wade’s NYC apartment as she wore a fitted polka dot dress
The impromptu photo shoot featured Gabrielle standing in her open-air kitchen in the body-hugging dress with large gold hoops and a string of necklaces.
She smiled big as her hand grazed her new shorter locks and she geo-tagged the location as ‘The Big Chop.’
The Bad Boys II actress was worked her angles and changed up her facial expressions as she pursed her lips in a few shots before grinning big.
Naturally her Instagram post garnered much praise from her famous inner circle who threw their support behind her new look.
Glammed up: The actress looked radiant as she donned a bright red lip and winged eyeliner
In love: Ashanti commented with heart eye emojis
Too cute: The comedic actress gushed that she was a ‘cutie’
Seal of approval: The Sister Sister actress remarked that she looked ‘amazing’
Ashanti and Sophia Bush commented with heart eye emojis and funny woman Zooey Deschanel wrote ‘cutie!!!’
Tia Mowry posted a string of praise hand emojis and remarked that she looked simply ‘amazing,’ and Mission Impossible actress Michelle Monaghan wrote ‘Love it!!’
And Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife Nicole Murphy — who has long rocked short hair — seemed excited to welcome her friend to the short hair club as she wrote ‘I love it you look beautiful.’
Her pal Tracee Ellis Ross also threw her support behind Union as she re-posted her photo series to her Instagram story.
Ageless: Gabrielle’s body looked incredible in the figure-hugging dress as she played with her hair
Sunset selfie: The snaps were taken as the sun began to set which showed off her flawless complexion
Short hair club: Nicole seemed excited to welcome Gabrielle to the short hair club
Love struck: The One Tree Hill vet wrote a string of emojis
In love: The Mission Impossible star also threw her support behind the chop
Gorgeous: The broadcast journalist also could not help but sing her praises
In recent weeks The Flawless by Gabrielle Union founder had showed off much longer locks.
During a July 21 outing in NYC she rocked a short bob and less than a week ago she exuded sass with super long pigtails.
Gabrielle has been shooting her new film ‘The Perfect Find’ in the city this week but it is unclear if the look is relative to her character.
Based on the book by Tia Williams, the movie will tell the story of a 40-year-old woman in search of career comeback after losing her fiance and her job.
Getting in character? Gabrielle has been shooting her new film ‘The Perfect Find’ in the city this week but it is unclear if the look is relative to her character
Making a change: Union has been changing up her hairstyle this week as she’s been seen with a bob and extended pigtails; pictured July 16
Turning to her former arch nemesis for new employment at a millennial-centric company, she finds herself enamored with a man half her age.
The lusty tale — which she is also producing — is a far cry away however from Gabrielle’s real life.
Union has been married to Wade since 2014 and they share one daughter together, Kaavia, two.
The pair are also raising the former Miami Heat athletes tree children Zaire, 19, Zaya, 13, and Xavier, seven, as well as his nephew Dahveon, 19.
Family: She and Wade have been married since 2014 and they share one daughter together Kaavia, two but also raise his three other children and nephew
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