What do Amber Rose, Emma Watson, and Seth Rogen have in common? Pubic hair, actually — and zero shame about it. But they're not the only ones. More and more celebrities are going on the record to state their below-the-belt grooming preferences — from Rose, who's out to start a #bringbackthebush revolution, to Solange Knowles, who called Brazilian waxes an unnecessary "evil."
Of course, there's no right answer when it comes to pubes. If you prefer to be
hairless as a Sphynx cat, you do you. Want to make like the French and let it grow? That's cool, too. If you fall in the latter group, however, know there's a cast of celebrity members you'll be joining. See for yourself, ahead.
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Amber Rose A few days ago, the patron saint of sex and body positivity posted a NSFW bottomless pic to Instagram to promote her third annual SlutWalk. The focal point of the photo: Her bush, which was front and center. Even better, she asked fans to join in on the #bringbackthebush fun. "Amber Rose challenge anyone?" she wrote in the caption. "[P]ost your version of my picture and hashtag #AmberRoseChallenge behalf of feminism, body positivity and not conforming to society norms of how we should live, what we should wear and where we should shave." Preach.
Alison Brie In an interview with , Brie says it was a struggle to keep her bikini line camera-ready for the high-cut costumes worn in Entertainment Weekly Glow, her new show on Netflix. The actress, who portrays a female wrestler during the '80s, added, "I think during that era they must have been shaving, or were they just pushing all their pubic hair in the center? There are some nude scenes on the show and I’d say, well you’ll have to put a merkin on me — that’s a pubic hair wig — ’cause if we see full body…I’m working with something that will look good in our costumes."
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Ashley Graham In an interview with , the model got real about Glamour Brazilian waxes. A reader posed the question: "Last time I was single, I cared more about what men thought. Now I don’t, and I stopped getting Brazilians. Am I the only single woman with a bush?" Graham responded brilliantly: "Honey, I have a full bush. Period. It’s about your preference and your partner’s preference."
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Gwyneth Paltrow Paltrow is no stranger to talking about her lady bits. For one thing, she claimed that putting jade eggs in your vagina is the secret to a more intense orgasm. And back in 2013, the actress told Ellen Degeneres that she'll never be the person scrambling for a razor, adding that her pubic region rocked more of a "a 70s vibe. You know what I mean?" We most certainly do.
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Seth Rogen In an interview with Conan O'Brien, Rogen shared his first thought when he was asked to pose for Playboy in 2009: his, er, less-than-stellar manscaping skills. "It’s been a lifelong battle for me personally," he said. "I used to trim them and they would grow back thicker, so where I’m at now with it is I let them grow out then I put them in a bun."
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Cameron Diaz Diaz is such a fan of pubic hair, she dedicated an entire chapter to the matter in her manifesto, The Body Book. She called it "In Praise Of Pubes," and asked readers all the important questions: "Just like every other part of your body, your labia major is not immune to gravity. Do you really want a hairless vagina for the rest of your life?"
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Solange Knowles Back in 2010, Knowles tweeted, "Who ever invented the bikini wax was an evil creature. Who said bushes need to b gone?!" It appears more and more celebs are singing the same tune.
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