Katie Holmes Is Going Gray -- And I Like It

Katie HolmesKatie Holmes, as Perez Hilton has helpfully pointed out, is starting to get a few silver strands among the brunette.

Perez even provided an extreme close-up, allowing us to count the number of gray hairs sprouting out of Katie's head -- but you can see those stray grays just fine in this shot as well.

Obviously, Katie could afford to cover up the grays.

Obviously, she's also noticed them herself.

Which of us hasn't obsessed over our own one or two (or one or two hundred) grays in the mirror?

I'm pretty sure I know why 32-year-old Katie hasn't scrambled for the hair dye ...

I think she likes it!

I'm guessing that the girl who will always be known as "Joey from Dawson's Creek" feels like she's done a lot of growing up since then. She's married a legend. She's become a full-time stepmom to two teenagers. She's had a child of her own who is tailed by the paparazzi 24-7.


And she's keeping them, dammit.

I have to admit, I feel the same way about my own stray grays. I like to imagine that each one has a story. There's the one from the night my 18-year-old didn't come home. The one from my son's bout with pneumonia last year. The one from the day I was driving the kids down a mountain to my parents' house and a bicycle mounted on the car in front of us came flying off, right into our path.

I earned those grays, and I'm not ready to cover them up.

Multiply them by a few hundred, though, and we'll talk.

How do you feel about your stray grays? Do you cover them up or are they an emblem of honor?

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buffa... buffalove23

Seeing how I'm 22 and the whole top half of my head grows in gray...cover those babes up for me

tinyp... tinypossum

I've earned 'em, but I don't need to wear them like a badge of honor. I will never go gray!

Amanda Cobb Maddox

I've had gray hair since I was 13, but it's in the back so it never really bothered me. Now, however, I am noticing a few at my temples and IN MY BANGS!! Earned them? Yes. Proud of them? Not so much!! :)

Tiffa... TiffanyinSF

I've decided that I'm going to go gray on my 60th birthday.  I like the look but I'm not prepared for it yet.  Plucking for now, dying once they come in full force, but on my 60th birthday I'm going to rock it.

nonmember avatar jodie

I pretty much just ignore my grays since I am too lazy to dye it. Maybe when it becomes more prominent, maybe not.

cute_... cute_mama88

I'm 23 (no grays yet!) and currently dye to get my reddish-brown hair a little redder. I think when I'm older, I'll do what my Gramma did, and just rock the white hair. She was an awesome lady and I hope to be as epic as her!

nonmember avatar bakedleech

Do you know how much I spent when I was a teenager trying to make my hair lighter and coarser? I just wish they'd all turn gray sooner than later!

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

I have no intention of dying mine, too much hassle. I suppose that's easy to say being 32 without a grey hair in sight, I might have succumbed to dye if I'd had a bunch in my early twenties say, but I can't think of any circumstance that would prompt me to dye it.

Happy... Happypancake

I'm 31.. May find one or two pop up here and there, but I usually just pluck those out...

nonmember avatar Katie H is sexy

Katie Holmes is sexy with the gray hair in her long dark hair. Hope she just lets her hair go gray naturally and not fight it!

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