Stacey Solomon has opened out about wearing a wig, saying that she feels ‘guilty’ when she wears it in front of her partner, Joe Swash.
The Loose Women panellist recently revealed she sometimes wears a wig – made of human hair – after posting a video of herself washing it on Instagram.
Now she’s spoken out about her decision to wear one – which she’s named ‘Suze’ – revealing that it sometimes makes her feel guilty to wear it in front of Joe because it’s like selling him a lie.
Writing in her new column for The Sun, she said: ‘I’ve worn Suze a couple of times on the TV and on dates with Joe. She’s so easy and looks nice straight away.’
But even though fans hadn’t notice that she the £1,000 wig when she’s on TV – and even Joe doesn’t notice when they’re on dates – she feels bad because he has to see her taking it off when they get home.
‘Joe didn’t even realise I was wearing a wig – until we got home. She gives you a headache after a while so I was itching to get her off.
‘I peeled Suze off and was left with this slicked-down, Ritchie Rich-style hair underneath. It’s really not attractive.’
The mum-of-two added that being really comfortable in their relationship makes it easier, and that luckily Joe loves her enough ‘not to mind’.
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‘You have to be very comfortable with the person you love to whip your wig off in front of them’, she said.
‘I made a joke of it to Joe but I felt bad when I took it off. I’d kind of sold him a lie.
‘Everyone else got to enjoy the long-haired mermaid and he was cuddling up with my slicked-down, bald-capped head. Ew! At least he loves me enough not to mind.’