Revealed! Blake Lively’s redhead inspiration

  • Marie Claire is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn commission on some of the items you choose to buy.
  • The Gossip Girl has divulged why she ditched her signature blonde for a new fiery hue

    She’s one of Hollywood’s favourite blonde bombshell, so when Blake Lively ditched her honey hue for a new fiery red shade this week, the question on everyone’s lips was, why?

    Well, now we have the answer!

    As suspected, the starlet has switched hairstyle a new role in movie Hick, in which she’ll star alongside Chloe Moretz and Juliette Lewis.

    She told People Magazine: ‘It’s for the film Hick, I thought (my character) needed red hair. It helps when you’re playing a role, when I don’t feel like myself. And I don’t really feel like myself with red hair.’

    This isn’t the first time Blake has undergone a style transformation for her art – she switched to brunette to play Carol Ferris in the much-anticipated blockbuster, Green Lantern.

    Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds in Green LanternBlake Lively

    As for her latest ‘do, Ms Lively raved on the image overhaul, ‘I love it, I feel like Ariel.’


    Reading now