There has been much speculation lately about Meredith’s baldness; is it real or fake? We’ve seen the writers keeping up with story arc of Meredith shaving her head by putting her in various wigs in the past few episodes, so did she really do it?
Well, in keeping with reality, Meredith’s hair wouldn’t instantly grow back within a week, so they keep showing her bald and wearing wigs, but the hair and make-up department has revealed the truth about Meredith’s baldness and what it took to get her looking from this:
The following illustration shows just how they did it:
So now you know the truth, Kate Flannery did not actually shave her head. It still looks pretty real though, doesn’t it?