Oprah takes a look at “Good Hair” with Chris Rock Today

Funny Moments: Chris Rock running his fingers through Oprah’s hair. I was surprised to see her real hair out. It is refreshing to see that she has a head full of hair underneath the weaves and wigs. She keeps getting him to touch her hair. Lol She was so proud of her hair you could tell.

Hmmm Chris Rock saw a picture of Oprah as a youngin with Natural hair and said “You look like a slave” Is he saying that if you have natural hair that isnt “done” you look like a slave? Maybe I’m looking too deep into it. My bf said I was looking too deep and that it was a joke.

The next picture when she looked about 7 and it was in two pigtails, he commented that that was when she was freed.

The picture with the Afro- he said she was going out to Maya Angelous house for dinner.

I get the jokes and laughter, but I dont know…a slave? Unfortunately that is the way alot of people think that natural hair looks like a “slaves” hair so it was just a touchy joke to say.

It was nice to see caucasians take on their hair. 4 people touch their hair (washing, cutting, coloring, and styling)  before they come out of the salon. Also, most white women don’t have their natural hair color. Also, with their hair being thin, it seems they get extensions to make their hair appear thicker rather than for length.

Solange felt like when she took her hair out, she didnt feel pretty. She looks gorgeous with her short cut. She wanted to be “free from the bondage”

“Do your hair for you. Dont worry about what these white people say, dont worry about what these men say. Do your hair for you and you will be happy”- Chris Rock

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  • Jamminontheone

    Chris was making jokes…

    As a former natural ( I had the head for it ) who cut it all off after a bad perm..I thought it was a great show. Women have to do what is right for them. If you like braids, then rock it. If you like relaxers, then do that. I notice that women who go natural look down on those who do other things as not being “REAL” or trying to “BE WHITE”. I know for a fact that me doing a BC wasn’t going to make my hair look like Cree Summers. It is not for everyone. I have friends who fried, dyed and everything…I don’t love them any less. I love that I an stretching my relaxers to see how much growth I have and to process less frequently. I also rock half wigs and wigs to rest with the manipulation of my hair. Oprah said it best that she has healthy hair. Yeah, she had Andre Walker doing her hair, but after 24 years….she has hair envy from me.

    There is a snippet of After the Show where a white woman ask Oprah is she would cut her hair and start a movement to change the culture. I was like, ” HUH??” You have to be happy doing you! Oprah will never change the way we have been conditioned. But I do agree with Chris about the kiddie perms.

  • Yes, Chris Rock was funny with his jokes about “black” women’s hair!! However, there is always some truth or emotional connection to what comes out of your mouth! Joke or not. I thought it was rude when Oprah rubbed Solange’s head, like she was rubbing a little boy’s head. However, Oprah’s show was much more educational then Tyra’s on black hair. I would like to see “black” hair discussed a lot more on this level without a comedian!! I am thankful to Chis Rock for opening the communication, I hope this is a start for our community to openly address, heal, and conquer this fear or obsession of hair types.