Sarah Jessica Parker Says She Is Not 'Brave' For Sporting Gray Hair Look

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IN PHOTO Actress Sarah Jessica Parker arrives for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala 2015 celebrating the opening of "China: Through the Looking Glass," in Manhattan, New York May 4, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Sarah Jessica Parker believes gray hair is just natural and is nothing worth creating a fuss about. When she was pictured with gray hair, she never expected it to become such a big deal.

The "Sex and the City" star shared that her style wasn't intentional, it was just a result of her busy schedule.

"I can't spend time getting base color every two weeks. Can't do it. Nope. Too much," she told Glamour. When she was informed that the particular style is called "herringbone highlights," Parker replied, "Oh wow! That's… what are they?"

Herringbone highlights are basically when people use natural gray hair as highlights instead of using dye. 

Parker then spoke about how her look went viral, with people applauding her for "being bold" to flaunt her natural hair. 

"It became months and months of conversation about how brave I am for having gray hair," she recalled. "I was like, Please, please applaud someone else's courage on something. I just don't understand why I'm supposed to be spending that much time thinking about it."

Parker also revealed what she thinks about aging.

"It's not that I'm purposefully dismissive or delusional. But I don't really ponder it. There's been far more peripheral chatter about my time spent on earth than I've spent thinking about it myself," the actress said. "I don't think there's a right or a wrong way to have a relationship with aging, living, time spent on earth. But mine is that there are a million things I want to do with my free time, and none of them have to do with preserving [what I look like] now or trying to get back to 15 years ago."

"All I think about is like, 'Where am I going to eat?' 'What books am I gonna bring with me?' 'Can we get into that strange little restaurant?' 'Will the water be warm enough where I wanna swim?' Also, Wordle," she added.

But, it's not like she doesn't take care of herself. 

"It's not that I don't take a moment every night and wash my face and put on moisturizer. I do!" she admitted. 


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