Now I know it's for a movie...but still it's super fucking hot. Hair is such a sexual cue for women and when we shave it off it's like saying f*ck you I'm not playing the game (and you'd still f*ck me).
Betty and I were talking last night about why she shaved her head in the 70's (after 2 hours of live sex questions for "In Bed with Betty & Carlin" and a bottle of wine). She shaved her head to protect herself. There were so many political assassinations: JFK, RFK, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X - then Anne Koedt received several death threats when she published The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm. The "out" feminists became a target too.
It freaked Betty out so she decided to go androgynous. It's still my favorite Betty look: