Philipps, a fan of the Oscar-winning actress, decided to dive straight into an intimate conversation and asked Roberts about a famous photograph in which her arm pits were, well, all but plait-able. The picture in question is from the London premiere of Notting Hill, where the nowyear-old wore a pretty, sleeveless red dress — and sported some serious armpit hair. The actress was also commended for a statement she made at the Cannes Film Festival inwhere she arrived for the Money Monster premiere and took off her heels to walk the red carpet barefoot.
Even though it has become much more common to see starlets wearing sleeveless and strapless looks with unshaven armpits — Paris Jackson and Amandla Stenberg come to mind — it's still surprising enough to the at-home onlooker to create buzz. But that buzz is nothing like the collective gasp that occurred nearly 20 years ago when Julia Roberts hit the red carpet with underarms that apparently hadn't been shaved in quite some time. In Aprila year-old Roberts attended the premiere of Notting Hill wearing a gorgeous, reddish-pink, sequined Vivienne Tam dress.
One month back, a picture shared by Malaika Arora took the internet by storm. In the said picture, the actress was seen posing with her armpits visible. Very soon after the picture was shared on the internet, people started commenting and accused her of showcasing her hairy armpits.
I refused to wear makeup, to have a hairstyle. I refused to shave. I had hairy armpits. Get over it.
If you haven't heard of the term from anywhere else, you definitely have heard it on television or seen it hash tagged on Instagram. No shave November is a month long movement where people skip the shaving and waxing in order to raise cancer awareness. By letting our hair grow wildly and freely without the usage of any grooming tools, we are embracing our hair — the same hair that most cancer patients lose.
Whilst the history of women's hair removal is a long and confusing one, the mystery around female body hair is pretty uncomplicated. Humans, and therefore women, have body hair and can decide what they want to do with it. Unfortunately, gender politics has somewhat muddied this truth, leading some to believe that body hair on women is unsightly, uncleanly and not 'womanly' at all.
From the Sheezus singer's flash of fur at Glastonbury, we look at the other celebs who've done the same. If you're going to take style tips from Lily Allen then all you need to this summer is a dip-dyed doo and untamed armpit hair. Side note, we love the multi-coloured fringe.
America's Sweetheart Julia Roberts can do no wrong. Even when she walked the red carpet at the Notting Hill premiere in and exposed an armpit full of hair, she was hailed a feminist. But that outing was not a statement at all, Roberts explained yesterday when she appeared on Busy Philipps ' new talk show, Busy Tonight. If anything, the year-old said she was being herself.
Skip navigation! Story from Beauty. Inlong before Gen-Z stars like Amandla Stenberg and Paris Jackson were making the case for body hair being NBD, Julia Roberts attended the premiere of her new film Notting Hill dressed in a sparkling red Vivienne Tam sheath with her hair haphazardly twisted in a waterfall updo and her armpits completely unshaven.