Ayesha Curry Debuts Her New, Blonde Look on Instagram

The cookbook author and host got social media talking with this unexpected change.

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There's something about the upheaval of a global pandemic that calls for personal reinvention. What better time than lockdown to try out a new look? For most of us, the appeal is—if it doesn't turn out well—that only our Zoom coworkers and grocery store clerk will see us. But cookbook author and all-around cool mom Ayesha Curry went ahead and shared her new blonde look with the world, prompting tons of heart-eye comments and a little backlash too.

Curry posted a Boomerang of her posing in a vehicle to her Instagram on Sunday with the caption, "Mom goes blonde (temporarily)." Her husband, NBA All-Star Steph Curry, is there in the background showing his approval of her newly platinum coif.

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Ayesha, the host of the ABC cooking competition series Family Food Fight, didn't say what prompted the major hair change. But her celeb friends from Ciara to Gabrielle Union showed their love for the temporary blonde with their responses.

However, not every comment under the post is a positive one, with several followers telling Curry that she doesn't look like herself.

Her husband addressed those critics with a lighthearted comment of his own: "You beautiful baby. And don't you let anybody tell you differently ok? I mean it. There's just a bunch of meanies out there and I don't like it. I don't like it one bit. Do you boo boo. P.S. If the wig falls off I won't tell anybody, I promise. Pinky promise. It be hilarious though, but won't anybody know. Wait- that's been you in this bed the whole time??? I ain't even know. Now I'm tripping 👀😂"

Keep reading for more quarantine celeb hair transformations. And for some top-secret chat show intel, check out This Is the Worst Guest "Today" Has Ever Had, Host Says.

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Joe Jonas

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Jonas Brothers singer Joe Jonas not only buzzed his waves, but also dyed his hair a hot pink befitting a rock star. And he did it to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

For snaps of famous pairs when they were in their honeymoon stage, check out 13 Photos of Celebrity Couples When They First Got Together.

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Kaia Gerber

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Model and daughter of Cindy Crawford, Kaia Gerber, also went rosy for a time. And she did so herself with the virtual assistance of stylist Guido Palau.

And for more celebrity parent-child lookalikes, check out Nicole Richie's 12-Year-Old Daughter Looks Just Like Her Now.

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Adele

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When you think of Adele, you may think of a voluminous bob or a vintage-inspired updo. In an Instagram post over the summer, the singer showed her followers that she, too, was letting her hair grow out during lockdown.

And for another classic Adele moment, check out Stars Who Dressed as Other Stars for Halloween.

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Chris Noth

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"I decided dealing with hair was superfluous during these times of quarantine," Sex and the City star Chris Noth captioned this Instagram of his spring shave. But don't worry Big fans, the silver is already growing back.

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