Miley Cyrus has cut her locks!
Hannah Montana's doppelganger is sporting a bold, new look today. Miley's hair is now shorter, blonder, spiky and spunkier. The performer posted pics this weekend on her twitter account to showcase her coif. This isn't the first time that Miley has experimented with her tresses. Miley has worn easy updos, loose soft waves and more recently, a sleek sophisticated red carpet ready look.
Miley's edgy hair was immediately a source of controversy on Twitter. She was one of the only trending topics last night that was unrelated to the closing ceremony of the London Olympics. Miley set off a frenzy when she posted a pic of her stylist, Chris McMillan, about to take a scissors to her bleached blonde bun with the cryptic subtitle, "It's happening." Then she revealed the super-short look.
The backlash of fans, frenemies and Miley-haters was immediate. Her platinum blonde look still remains a top trending topic almost 24 hours later.
Here's what Twitter has to say about Miley's hair:
Many followers are posting visual Instagram gags about Miley's new look. A prankster named @_Snape_, assuming the personality of the "Headmaster of Hogwarts" in the "Harry Potter" films tweeted a pic of Miley comparing her look to the character Draco. He also wrote, "Sorry Miley. I cannot unsee."
Another Tweeter @DwightSchrute_, a parody account of the character Dwight K. Schrute of "The Office" posted a similar pic of Miley photoshopped into the Harry Potter gang. There was a running meme of people comparing Miley's new look to Ellen DeGeneres' close cropped cut.
Some are including the #SharkWeek topic in their Miley jokes. @TurnItUpTaz writes, "MILEY CYRUS HAIR SURVIVE SHARK ATTACK BUT IN CRITICAL CONDITION [sic]." David Urbanke compared the Disney alum to a cartoon character. He tweeted, "Miley Cyrus looks like Butters from 'South Park' with her new haircut." He also posted a split screen of the future Mrs. Hemsworth with the character. Another social media commentator compared Miley's haircut to Tweetie Bird.
Miley's Strikes Back
For her part, Miley is not letting the haters get her down. She's been steadily tweeting more pics of her new look. In addition, she shares wise words from her famous father, singer Billy Ray Cyrus. Miley writes, "My dad @billyraycyrus used to tell me 'opinions are are like ass holes every body has one' LOVE my hair. feel so happy, pretty, and free [sic]."
An organization called Official Cancer claims that Miley donated her shorn locks for cancer patients. Good for you, Miley!
So,what do you think of Miley's drastic new look? Do you love it, hate it or not care either way?
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