Kerry Washington Debuts New Haircut at ‘The School for Good and Evil’ Premiere

“Voltaire… hair.

Kerry Washington showed off a daring new bob haircut at Wednesday’s premiere of “The School for Good and Evil,” debuting on Instagram beforehand with a reveal inspired by “Princess Diaries.”

“Princess Teacher 👸🏾 ✨ Madame Dovey is in the house,” Washington, 45, captioned the hilarious video, referring to her character in the Netflix film.

On the red carpet, she paired her flapper-inspired hair with a green cropped polo shirt and matching skirt, both by Ralph Lauren.

Friends and fans seemed to approve of the big shot.

“Oh yes!!”, commented Reese Witherspoon, while Ellen Pompeo dubbed it “Fabulous”.

Hayley Kiyoko wrote, “This look is everything! I can’t wait to watch.

Among other hilarious comments found on fashion ‘gram @checkthetag, “Claire, it’s French!” — a reference to a memorable “Fleabag” bob moment.

“It’s kinda like Dora The Explorer Eleganza Extravaganza,” said another. A third dubbed the actress ‘Gorgina Washington’, while the look also earned comparisons to ‘The Incredibles’ Edna Mode.

Kerry Washington's before photos
She blew up two “before” photos of herself, recreating a scene from “The Princess Diaries.”
Kerry Washington/Instagram

“School for Good and Evil,” now available and based on a book of the same name, features Washington leading the “good” section of a fantasy school for heroes and villains, with Charlize Theron as her “evil” director. counterpart. Patti Lupone, Michelle Yeoh, Cate Blanchett and more also appear in the film.

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Her look has garnered endorsements from Reese Witherspoon, Ellen Pompeo, Hayley Kiyoko and many more.

It seems like the ‘Scandal’ star’s hair is constantly changing, as she wears it in a curly blonde bun on the film’s poster.

One thing is for sure: Washington’s ability to nail any red carpet look is truly magical.

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Earlier in the week, Washington wore latex gloves and a sleek long ponytail.
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