Emma Watson, Miley Cyrus: Celebs Embrace Short Hair, Transform Their Look (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post Canada     First Posted: 02/21/2012 10:26 am   Updated: 02/21/2012 10:26 am

Everyone's doing it: from Emma Watson (who basically embraced the crop-top trend years ago) to Miley Cyrus and Cameron Diaz. Celebs everywhere are chopping their locks in favour of a shorter more manageable shift.

It's been identified as a must, ahem, 'do trend for 2012, and people like Jennifer Aniston have said they lobed off their locks because hair extensions ruined their natural mane.

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So imagine our surprise when we read on one of our favourite style sites, Styleite, that Emma Watson was once asked if she was a lesbian because of her famous pixie cut. Yes, that apparently happened.

As the actress, who is also the face of Lancôme, says in her piece via The Independent: "That haircut did make me realise how subjective everyone's opinion is. Some people were crazy for it and some people just thought I'd lost my shit. All I can do is follow my instincts, because I'll never please everyone."

Which has us asking: what's wrong with chopping off your locks to give yourself a whole new look? It's not like Emma's the only one to have done it...

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The 22-year-old blond singer shocked many when she appeared on the February cover of Vogue. Why? Aside from the drastic wardrobe change, Taylor Swift traded in her signature curly locks for a sleeker style. The country pop singer was almost unrecognizable at Billboard's Sixth Annual Women in Music event. The paparazzi might have to do a double-take to make sure it's her!
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