Pop Culture: Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz’s Sticky Hair Situation in “There’s Something About Mary”
It’s one of the most memorable scenes in There’s Something About MaryCameron Diaz’s character asking “Is that hair gel?” after Ben Stiller’s character’s pre-date “bathroom break.” So, it’s hard to believe Diaz didn’t initially want to do the scene! “I remember walking across the street from my trailer to the set with my hair sticking up for that scene and traffic stopped,” recalls Diaz. “People were wondering what was wrong with me.” Instead, Diaz’s appearance in the hilarious film, including that infamous scene, helped cement her status as one of Hollywood’s A-list actresses! 

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.