Jason Momoa Shaved His Head To Raise Awareness Of Plastics Pollution

Jason Momoa marked the unofficial begin of fall this week by unveiling a placing new look.

The “Aquaman” star shared a video on Instagram Tuesday through which he might be seen buzzing off his shoulder-length hair. “I’ve never even felt the wind right there,” he quipped, holding up his shorn braids to the digicam.

However Momoa’s hair transformation had a extra critical goal — the actor is hoping to lift consciousness in regards to the environmental toll of single-use plastics. Momoa, who was born in Hawaii, stated he was startled after witnessing the “sad” quantity of waste within the ocean surrounding his house state.

“I’m tired of these plastic bottles,” he defined. “We gotta stop. Plastic forks, all that shit, just goes into our land, goes into our ocean.”

Momoa, who in 2019 shaved off his beard for a similar trigger, instructed that followers go for reusable canteens and aluminum options in lieu of plastic bottles.

Within the caption accompanying the video, he vowed to “be better at protecting our land and oceans.”

Researchers estimate that about 19 billion kilos of plastic waste enter the world’s oceans yearly, making it the No. 1 sort of trash discovered within the sea.

In a 2017 interview, environmental engineer Jenna Jambeck instructed HuffPost that this determine was on monitor to double by 2025 except new measures to stem the rubbish have been carried out globally.

Momoa’s new ’do arrives simply weeks after the third season of his Apple TV+ sequence, “See,” was unveiled. Final month, he walked the purple carpet on the present’s Los Angeles premiere together with his signature locks intact.

Talking to Leisure Tonight time in August, he stated the position of Baba Voss gave him the prospect to play a father onscreen for the primary time.

“Obviously I’m a father, and family man,” stated Momoa, who shares two youngsters with former partner Lisa Bonet. “I didn’t have the opportunity to play a dad in a series before … I love having a full arc.”