With people locked down in their homes during the worldwide quarantines, artist Sophia Rose aka “Pretty Weird Blonde,” is challenging the status quo. Through her music and films, she’s been inspiring people everywhere to use this downtime to rediscover their true passions in life and embrace their authentic weirdness.
Sophia Rose is a multi-hyphenate writer, actor, producer, and musician with a unique and modern approach to creating content. Her boundary-pushing films and music have made quite an impact on audiences, making a name for herself as Pretty Weird Blonde in many artist circles, as well as the general public. Her eccentric energy and desire to encourage others outside of their comfort zone has proved to be especially influential during these times when everyone is hungry for a sense of normalcy. “Old patterns are being broken; the norm is nonexistent. Now is your chance to imagine a new and exciting future for yourself!” This is a common pep talk Pretty Weird Blonde shares with her 10k Instagram followers.
Initially, Sophia Rose established herself as an actor with the Screen Actors Guild, the American union, which represents over 100,000 film and television performers worldwide. Sophia Rose is the recipient of several acting trophies in various film festivals, including titles such as “Best Actress” and “Best Badass.” She then went on to start her own production company in an effort to write and produce the visceral concepts that she feels are vacant from mainstream media. Her portfolio encompasses over 30 original projects, some of which have screened at world renowned film festivals and received distribution on major streaming platforms, such as Amazon Prime. Sophia Rose is a one-stop shop for all aspects of the creative process, handling everything from scriptwriting, casting, acting and producing, to post-production editing and scoring.
On top of her creative film work, Pretty Weird Blonde is also a musician affiliated with SESAC, which is an invite only performance-rights organization, including members such as Bob Dylan and Adele. She plays the guitar and piano and writes all of her own music, having had a handful of original song placements in theatrical films throughout the years. Pretty Weird Blonde has spent quarantine releasing 6 new singles on all major music platforms. Her new music has gained thousands of Spotify listeners within a few short months thanks to her soulful sound, savage lyrics, and provocative album cover art.
What makes Pretty Weird Blonde especially weird is the fact that she claims to be from another planet, living on Earth to inspire humans to expand their consciousness outside of the 3D matrix. She highlights the challenges of being human and emphasizes the importance of breaking the stigma around mental health. “I’m very open about sharing my unfiltered self with the public—it’s easy to share my successes, but what about the days when I’m so depressed I can’t stop crying? Life is messy, and we’re all just trying to figure it out as we go.” She openly shares her experiences with mental health through her creative content in a very vulnerable way. One of her most esteemed projects, “MediKate,” is a dark comedy television series that she wrote about her battle with anxiety and depression; the concept is so unique that industry professionals anticipate it will spark a global conversation around mental health.
There’s a reason why thousands of people are following the journey of Pretty Weird Blonde. In these abnormal times, she’s using her platform to inspire others to view the many crises in the world today as opportunities to rewrite the future. “We’re at a crossroads where humanity is either going to self-destruct or transcend into a better reality,” shares Sophia. Pretty Weird Blonde has made it her mission to remind audiences that love is a much better motivator than fear. While film and television in Hollywood have come to a halt due to COVID-19 restrictions, she’s independently filming two original pilots on location in Boulder, Colorado. When she’s not filming, Pretty Weird Blonde is in the studio working on new music, through which she hopes to electrify people’s DNA into a state of joy.