Natalie Portman’s Blonde Ambition
Last night’s Emmy Awards were slated to be a big beauty bonanza as the fashion darlings of television—from Downton Abbey‘s Michelle Dockery and Mad Men‘s January Jones to Game of Thrones‘ Emilia Clarke—descended upon L.A. for a night of red-carpet walking and statuette cradling. The E! network even set up a “mani cam” to carefully inspect starlets’ individual polish preferences. But something happened on Saturday night that upstaged even the best beauty moments from the annual event: Natalie Portman went blonde. “I did it just a couple of days ago,” the Black Swan star told The Hollywood Reporter at the premiere of her husband Benjamin Millepied’s new L.A. Dance Project at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The color change is apparently for a role, although Portman was staying mum on any more details. There was one thing she happily shared, though, shouting out celebrity colorist Tracey Cunningham, who is responsible for the drastic dye job. Portman apparently visited Cunningham, who also notably turned Emma Stone a shade of honey gold, at Salon Benjamin in West Hollywood while her new salon, Meche, is under construction. Thoughts on Portman’s lighter look?