"Before I moved to LA, I was very deliberate about growing my hair out. I had my doobie goin'," she shared during the most recent episode of ESSENCE Live.
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"I had a full relaxer. When I looked at television. When I looked at film, those are the images that I saw in abundance, so I thought I had to be that."
Watch the above clip to find out what changed her mind and how a haircut helped transform her career.