I refused to wear makeup, to have a hairstyle. I refused to shave. I had hairy armpits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bang Showbiz Taylor Swift lines up free park gig in New York Taylor Swift has set up a free park date for fans on the eve of her new album's release. The A-lister has been a red carpet icon for more than 20 years and has had her fair share of stand-out moments, but one that is particularly memorable is her appearance at the London premiere of Notting Hill in This made quite the stir at the time.
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.
Letting it all hang out When Julia Roberts flashed under-arm hair at a film premiere there was uproar. But one woman, at least, wants to overturn prejudices and has taken a New Year's resolution not to shave. Shazia Mirza is a self-confessed "hairy woman".
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.
Pretty Woman actress Julia Roberts casts aside her clean-cut image — as she goes for a dip sporting unshaved armpits. The mum of three attended the London premiere of Hugh Grant romcom Notting Hill — with hairy armpits that were more Shepherds Bush. By Victoria Ward. Get the biggest celebs stories by email Subscribe See our privacy notice More newsletters.