Allison Janney Reveals Why ‘Mother’ Producers Freaked Out When They Noticed Her Pure, Gray Hair


‘Mother’ star Allison Janney has opened up about how the producers behind the TV present reacted to her silver hair makeover.

Allison Janney, 61, is embracing her natural, grey hair and loving the brand new look! Nonetheless, the producers of her hit present Mother took some convincing when it got here to her silver-hued tresses. The Oscar winner sat down with Jimmy Fallon on the April 14 episode of The Tonight Present, to debate her long-running CBS sitcom coming to an finish after eight seasons. When requested if she pocketed any props to take dwelling as souvenirs, Allison defined that no one knew she was sporting a wig with extensions all through the run of the present.

Allison Janney in ‘Mother’. Picture: CBS/The Everett Assortment

“It’s humorous as a result of nobody knew I used to be sporting a wig,” she started. “I are available in for this season of Mother, and the producers see me like this, and so they’re like, ‘What have you ever performed? How are we gonna do … You need to have requested us earlier than you probably did this to your hair!’” The West Wing star continued, “I’m like, ‘Guys, I’ve been sporting a wig since season one, however no one knew it. All people on this planet is aware of it now. So, that wig is coming with me, and some pairs of sweatpants as a result of my character Bonnie liked to be comfy, as does Allison Janney. So I took a variety of sweatpants.”

The acclaimed actress additionally opened up throughout an look on The Drew Barrymore Present about how she’s feeling after embracing her natural locks. “I can not inform you how wonderful it’s to be at liberty. Free from hair colour and hair extensions and hair tape and blah blah blah,” she advised Drew Barrymore, 46, after the guy actress and speak present host complimented her. She went to elucidate how nice it’s “to have the ability to run my palms by my hair,” whereas including, ‘Hopefully someday a person will be capable of run his palms by my hair and simply recognize it.”

She first debuted her brief blonde/greyish bob in an Instagram publish shared by her hair stylist Jill Crosby. She posed whereas providing the digicam a slight smile.“#newlook #covid19 #conversion #greyhair #haircolor Guys … I had a lot enjoyable colour my muses hair. She endured a complete of 10 hours for this transformation ! No a straightforward process , however man #worthit #2020transformation #lovetothefans #make-up,” the caption for the publish learn. We’re obsessed!