“I am exhausted,” she confessed during a Tuesday night appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden. “For all of you who have dyed hair, you are heroes. This is exhausting — who knew? There’s so much maintenance! It’s a whole thing.”
With her new golden locks, the 28-year-old actress left her Girls character Marnie behind. Just don’t ask her if blondes have more fun.
“People keep asking me that and I finally realized that they’re asking it because they’re hoping I’m more fun now,” Williams, wearing a Sally LaPointe dress, joked. “That’s definitely why. Even my friends and family are like, ‘Are you having more fun? Is this going to be a more enjoyable relationship for us? Are you also more fun?’ And the answer is no.”
While Williams may not be having more fun, she has no regrets — especially because it’s taught her some very interesting things about men.
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The Get Out star, who is married to husband Ricky Van Veen, went on to explain the differences she’s experienced as a blonde and a brunette.
“I walk into a room and before people are disappointed by the marriage and the fact that [my hair] isn’t attached to Sienna Miller or something,” she said. “They’re like ‘Oh a blonde person with boobs!’ And not even barely!”
“It’s so instant,” Williams continued. “And boys are just aware of a blonde head of hair in the room. I’m positive. I’ve walked this planet as a brunette with total anonymity. And now I walk into a party and people are like, [gasps].’ ”
Girls airs Sundays (10 p.m. ET) on HBO.
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