Yay, Ann Curry finally cut her hair.
I have to admit that I go back and forth with liking and seriously disliking Ann Curry. Have you ever seen her in an interview with someone famous? someone unfamous? Yikes! She's just not good at the whole interview thing. I mean, I wouldn't want to be interviewed by Katie Couric, either, but she doesn't spaz out on her interviewee like Ann does. Poppy Cedes has several posts dedicated to her total dislike of Ann Curry.
Today, I'm seriously liking Ann Curry. The Today Show did a whole special on Locks of Love, the organization that helps create prosthetic hair pieces for children who have lost their hair through chemo, alopecia, or other "medical hair loss." And the reason Ann's hair has been all long lately is that she and her daughter (and three of her daughter's friends) have been growing their hair for Locks of Love. I learned this fact a couple of months ago, and I must concede that it has made me a little more accepting of Ann. Plus the fact that NBC made her stay back at home while all the cool kids got to go the Olympics. Maybe it was a good choice for US, but it must have sucked for Ann.
Anyway, not only did Ann get her hair cut this morning on national television, but the show did sections on people in the square, a whole town (Durham, NC), and an entire school who had the same idea. One woman in the square had gone 42 years without ever cutting her hair. She had a serious mullet. Poofy mushroom mullet. And she cut it. They gave her a new style, and she looks like a new woman. Even a 7-yr old boy joined in... and it was his choice. (and how cute is HE?!?)
So, Ann Curry, I applaud you. You do seem like a truly nice woman, although a bit cheesy at times. I think it's a cool thing that you've done. And I really like your hair shorter.