Beyonce's Not the Only One! 11 Other Celebrities Who Chopped Their Hair

The R&B diva debuted her new pixie cut on Instagram. Check out her new 'do and more celebrity short-hair transformations!

Beyonce

Beyonce

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Beyoncé revealed a short pixie cut on Instagram on Aug. 8 that shocked and awed pretty much everyone, everywhere. The pop diva has gone through many a hair transformation -- from dark curls to blonde waves -- but this is her biggest tress makeover yet.

Rihanna

Rihanna

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Hair chameleon Rihanna debuted a short pixie cut at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. And while RiRi changes her hair on what seems like a weekly basis, she kept this look for almost six months.

Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

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The long-haired British star shot to fame after appearing in Pirates of the Caribbean and Love Actually but got a shocking, choppy cut for her 2005 film Domino. She's since gone through years of hair transformations.

Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz

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After Cameron Diaz stepped out with a super-short cut in late December 2011, she admitted to Jay Leno that she wept after seeing the drastic ‘do. "I just burst into tears and started crying, and I felt so vulnerable," she explained. "For a woman to all of a sudden have no hair… oh my God."

Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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The Harry Potter star revealed her post-film pixie cut in November 2010 -- and has spent the past few years growing it out. Still, she revealed to Glamour that if she could she “would have just kept it short forever.”

Ashlee Simpson

Ashlee Simpson

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Before she appeared with a super short, super blonde crop in November 2010, Ashlee Simpson was strutting the red carpet with long dark locks. The singer-actress kept her Edie Sedgwick-inspired cut for a few years, but in mid-2013 went for the long look again.

Hayden Panettiere

Hayden Panettiere

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The pint-sized beauty went from long auburn locks to a bright blonde pixie in spring 2010. The actress and her cropped 'do were the breakout stars in 2011’s Scream 4.

Charlize Theron

 Charlize Theron

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The Oscar winner wowed at the 2013 Academy Awards red carpet with a new ultra short haircut. And although she shaved her head for a role, she revealed to Ryan Seacrest that it was the most “freeing thing” she’s ever done.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

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It’s hard to remember a time before Miley had her now-infamous cropped cut. The young star has been parading around the world with her spunky, bright blonde ‘do since mid-2012 and claims that we will never see her with long hair again.

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

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For 2005’s V for Vendetta Natalie shaved her head onscreen in a dramatic scene. Maybe it wasn’t the first buzz cut heard around the world (hi, Demi Moore!), but it was a dramatic change that took the actress from cute to fierce.

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway

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Anne joined the ranks of Demi Moore and Natalie Portman after shaving her head for a pivotal role -- and went on to win an Oscar for her dramatic transformation in Les Miserables.

Keri Russell

Keri Russell

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Although the now-iconic cut caused controversy at the time -- Felicity fans hated it -- we can only assume Keri “The Original Short Cut” Russell paved the way for future stars to chop off their own hair.

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