It was a bit of a surprise when she exited the show in May , but not as surprising as the claims she later made about how she was allegedly mistreated during her time on the show. However, diehard Perrette fans know that she's something of an open book. Channelling her unfortunate personal experiences with sexual assault, stalking, and domestic abuse, the primetime star became an outspoken advocate for fellow victims. In doing so, she made some very candid confessions about her sometimes turbulent offscreen life over the years, including how her efforts at outreach work with the homeless have gone terribly wrong, and how her marriage became a living nightmare. Fortunately, Perrette is as strong in real life as her character on a fictional crimefighting task force was, and she's doing just fine, as of this writing. But for now, let's train the microscope on some of the details that have come out about this former NCIS star.
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Now, her hair has actually landed her in the hospital. Now, Perrette is revealing that she was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles after suffering a sudden allergic reaction to her hair dye. Turns out I was having a severe allergic reaction to hair dye. Perrette said, "One of my eyes was swollen shut and the other half of my face had gotten twice the size of my head. New York dermatologist Dr. Doris Day told INSIDE EDITION, "Sometimes when I have a patient who becomes allergic to something, it can be something in the preservative, it can be a change in the formulation or they may just be all of a sudden after being exposed to an ingredient for a long enough period of time, their body decides it doesn't like it anymore. Hear More From Dr.
Pauley Perrette said she has been dyeing her hair for more than 10 years
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You might assume the only reason Pauley Perrette , the actress who played Abby, kept her hair dark was because it was a requirement for the role. However, she revealed the reason she maintained her hair color was much deeper than that. Many fans are surprised to hear Perrette is a natural blonde. However, dyeing her hair black came with a cost. During a interview with Queen Latifah, the actress spoke about a frightening moment she experienced after having an allergic reaction to hair dye. She decided to tweet a photo of herself at the hospital so fans could see how bad a hair dye allergy is. So, I started getting a little irritation. And then I kind of start associating and I was like this has something to do with hair dye. And then I had kind of gone on the computer and I looked up this thing and it was called a PPD allergy. Even after having a serious reaction, Perrette was determined to keep her dark hair color.