Brittney Griner has new look after spending time in a Russian prison.
On Thursday, Griner was freed by Russia in a prisoner swap for arms dealer Viktor Bout.
MORE: The swap to see Griner home for Christmas is 1-for-1 & does not involve Ret. Marine Paul Whelan, who is about to mark his 4th year in Russian custody. https://t.co/xS89z9WU3c
— Steven Portnoy (@stevenportnoy) December 8, 2022
During the prisoner swap video, fans noticed that Griner had cut off her signature dreadlocks.
WATCH: Video released of Brittney Griner shows her dreadlocks cut as she gets ready to board a plane to return to home.
— ShakariSBriggs (@ShakariSBriggs) December 8, 2022
According to her lawyer, Griner cut off her dreadlocks because of the freezing temperatures in Russian prison.
Brittney Griner's attorney says her signature locs were cut off two weeks ago … due to Russian prison temps causing brutal hair freezing. https://t.co/6w8BTKKNJ7
— TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) December 9, 2022