Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Natalie Gumede Wins At The National Soap Awards

There aren't many ladies with natural hair in our British Soaps, so I definitely noticed Natalie Gumede when she first joined my favourite, Coronation Street, as Tyrone's girlfriend Kirsty
(Has anyone else noticed that there are also a lot more black background artists in Corrie, than there used to be?)
It seems Natalie and her on screen character have made quite a big impact, and last weekend she won "Villain of the Year" and "Best Dramatic Performance" at the National Soap Awards, as well as taking to the stage with Co-Stars Alan Halsall and Jennie McAlpine to collect the award for Best Storyline.

Natalie looked gorgeous in a floral print Alexander McQueen mini-dress, and wearing her fabulous curls loosely drawn to one side. 

Soaps are definitely my guilty pleasure and I usually indulge by catching up on the iPlayer during my late night hair sessions. In my opinion Coronation Street has been wiping the floor with Eastenders for a while. Im so glad it was finally recognised at this years Soap Awards...
Corrie: 8 v.s Enders: 1

Congratulations to Natalie!
It would be so great to see more women with natural hair in Soaps, but I don't know how likely that is to happen. What do you think?

1 comment:

  1. I've always in awe of her hair! And she certainly looked amazing on the award night. Her award was well deserved, part of me wished it was for an award of another title BUT she did the role justice and surely was a worthy winner :0)


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