Giving credit where credit’s due, Union shouted out the original actor who played Tootie as she starred in a live performance alongside Kerry Washington, Kevin Hart, and many more on an episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! that highlighted sitcoms from the ‘80s era. Speaking of the 1980s, Union’s thick bowl cut was the first thing that caught my attention (alongside the braces) as she really stepped into full character. Pairing her new hairstyle (I have full faith in this being a wig, of course), Union doesn’t miss a beat, wearing a glossy lip and cheekbones covered in pink blush.
While it might not be a hairstyle we’ll see soon on the runway (or will it?), one thing is for certain: Gabrielle Union did not miss a single detail while emulating her childhood icon, Tootie. I’m sure this isn’t the last time we’ll see the actor reminiscing on another show that impacted her life. My only question is: who’s next?
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