Bob Ross Was a Tyrant and Hated His Perm, Says Former Manager

artnet News | Brian Boucher:

Though it became a trademark look, television personality Bob Ross despised his perm, it turns out. Annette Kowalski, business partner to the “Joy of Painting” star, revealed this key fact to NPR. It started out as an impulse toward thrift, Kowalski says: “He got this bright idea that he could save money on haircuts. So he let his hair grow, he got a perm, and decided he would never need a haircut again.” But then he became trapped in a trademark look, she says… Read more

Image: Bob Ross in “The Joy of Painting.” Photo via YouTube