North Korean leader Kim Jong Un showed off his new "old school" haircut during a Political Bureau meeting on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 -- and social media in the U.S. exploded.
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Kim Jong-Un appears to have shaved part of his eyebrows as well as opted for a Jersey Shore-inspired coif.
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There’s awareness, and then there’s hyperawareness. San Diego Chargers nose tackle Antonio Garay really, really wanted us to know his position on Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 2011.
The First Lady made news when she added a fringe to her coif in April 2013: “The bangs are a day-by-day proposition. They're starting to grow out, getting a little irritating, but it's OK. It's OK. We'll be good."
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Nothing screams “not a kid anymore” like a new haircut. Watson knew this quite well when she got rid of her Hogwarts look for this pixie cut in July 2010.
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The Bieb's signature swoosh fell to a pair of scissors in February 2011. "Yeah so it's true...i got a lil haircut...i like it...and we are giving all the hair cut to CHARITY to auction. Details coming soon," the then-16-year-old Tweeted.
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It was for a role, OK? In May 2005, the lovely actress shaved her head bald to play a budding anarchist in "V for Vendetta."
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The year: 1993. The scandal: The then-president getting a reported $200 haircut. The fallout: Two Los Angeles International airport runways being shut down for an hour, with arriving flights forced to circle instead of land.
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Hyperawareness Part 2: To show his support for U.S. troops, the comedian let Gen. Ray Odierno shave his head on videotaped order from the Commander in Chief.
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Taking a cue from the Emma Watson School of Makeovers, Cyrus said goodbye to Hannah Montana in a very drastic way in August 2012.
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The New York Times lauded the young Russell, then the star of the hit series “Felicity,” for her “glorious head of voluminous golden backlit hair.” And then, in 1999 she cut it off — a choice so drastic that it has its own subsection on Wikipedia.
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The heartthrob with the vampy longish hair shaved off parts of his mane in July 2011, spurring tabloids to call the cut “crazy” and “quirky.”
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The haircut that defined the ‘90s, the “Rachel” was popular with everyone but the woman who introduced it. "How do I say this? I think it was the ugliest haircut I've ever seen," she told Allure magazine in 2011.
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Months of dyeing left her hair fried, so the actress lopped off her long locks in favor of this kicky cut in November 2013.
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The pre-Internet generation remembers the sensation caused by Roberts’s long, barely-tamed mane in the late 1980s. Fans were shocked when she slashed it off in the early 1990s.
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The once-trouble singer famously shaved her head in 2007, a choice so shocking it made the front page of newspapers and magazines.