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"I tried to shampoo that thing about 7-8 times, man."

HQ Interviews Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer tells tales of from his NBA career and goes into hilarious detail about the time he "dyed" his hair.

Posted by Highly Questionable on Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Remember when Carlos Boozer did a weird experiment with his hair in 2012, where he dyed it all black instead of staying bald? Boozer made an appearance on ESPN's Highly Questionable to explain himself and why he did that (which you can watch at the 3:30 mark).

Dan Le Batard: "What was going on with your hair that day?"

Boozer: "Oh man. Man, listen, so ... truth be told, as you can tell, I started losing my hair a little bit..."

Bomani: "I know the struggle. I'm with you."

Boozer: "...they came out with this -- it's like a hair dye, whatever, for men called the 'bigen.' Well, I had one guy that was like, 'Yo, have you ever thought about growing your hair out?' And I was like, yeah, I was thinking about it, until I saw some of these little bald spots on my head. So, I was like, you know, I just cut my hair off. And so he was telling me that he could -- you know, 'grow your hair out, I could cover it up a little bit, and make it look like you got a regular haircut.' So I tried it, and he just made myself look like shoe polish up there ... this is like five years later, and I'm still hearing about it."

Bomani: "Oh yeah! You're gonna hear about it till the end!"

Boozer: "I still get this!"

Bomani: "We've been sitting here for 20 minutes trying to figure out how to work it in!

[Boozer laughs]

Bomani: "You know, we didn't want to hurt your feelings! But, you know, it was a thing!"

Boozer went on to reveal that he showered his hair at least seven times, "and it still wouldn't come out." And of course, everyone made fun of him for it.

He was very cool with the hosts bringing up his hair dye situation, but in the end, he conceded that it was "a mistake" and he will never, ever do it again.

(h/t Deadspin)

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