Gail Porter broke down in tears as she unveiled her new wig, the first one she has worn on television since losing her hair to alopecia 13 years ago. Porter, 47, was first diagnosed with alopecia in and she has refused to wear wigs and hairpieces over the years. Maybe go out for dinner or something. I might have it in my handbag, have the option.
Gail Porter: My daughter made it okay for me to be bald
Gail Porter cries as she wears a wig for the first time in 13 years - The Irish News
Ricki shared her experience of hair loss on Instagram a few days ago, opening up about how difficult she found it. She described her hair loss starting with a clump coming out — and within four weeks, all her blonde hair had fallen out. Now I just embrace it. Gail struggled to understand why people have such an issue with hair loss, explaining she just took the attitude of it is what it is. At the time her main concern was what her daughter would think as she was away filming when she lost her hair. I can understand people who lose hair and find it very upsetting.
I lost my parents, home, hair and money… but I’m still here, says Gail Porter, 50
TV presenter Gail Porter admits it was her toddler daughter's reaction which helped her accept her baldness. The Scottish personality stunned friends and fans two weeks ago when she revealed she would start to wear a wig after 14 years hair-free. The alopecia sufferer says she has been a poster girl for the condition, shunning wigs and promoting the choice to be seen without hair. Despite deciding to give hair a go again with a natural wig, she says her year-old daughter Honey still prefers her bald look. I flicked my hair and it was nice to look a little bit different.
The year-old star was diagnosed with alopecia totalis in and blamed her hair loss on her lack of work in recent years. Gail Porter wept with joy as she appeared on television with hair for the first time in over a decade. The year-old mum was in tears as soon as she walked on set with her long blonde hair, which was styled with a chic plait down one side.