Gypsy Rose Blanchard Debuts New Look One Month After Prison Release

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard Reveals Hair Transformation After Prison Release

Gypsy Rose Blanchard is adding a fresh ‘do to her fresh start.

Over the weekend, the 32-year-old, who was released from prison on Dec. 28 after serving seven years for her involvement in the death of her mother, Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard, debuted a new hair style, which involved chopping off a significant chunk of her locks. 

“It’s never too late to start reinventing yourself, even if it is something subtle like a new hairstyle,” Gypsy wrote in a Jan. 27 Instagram post. “To All the girls, boys, and non binary…Enjoy life, express yourself in whatever creative ways that may you happy.”

She then offered some words of wisdom to her followers, saying, “Life is too short to hide your beauty, let the world see you shine.”

The inspirational words were accompanied by two photos: a selfie of Gypsy with new shoulder-length waves and a picture of her hair that didn’t make the, er, cut. 

All in all, Gypsy said she took off eight inches to achieve her transformation, which she decided to do in support of charity. 

“What I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time is to donate my hair to a charity that makes wigs for people that have hair loss of that are going through cancer,” Gypsy explained in a Jan. 28 Instagram video. “So, I chose The Great Cut. It’s one of several organizations that makes wigs for people with hair loss.”

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Donating her hair to The Great Cut held deep personal significance for Gypsy, who was a victim of Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a rare psychological disorder in which a caretaker seeks attention and medical help for exaggerated or made-up symptoms of a child in their care. In Gypsy’s case, her mother was accused of pinning dozens of medical lies on her, one of which included shaving her head for a false cancer diagnosis. 

“For me, not having hair was really hard on my self-esteem,” Gypsy reflected. “And so I just want to do something to help other people who are going through issues with hair loss because I know the only time that I ever felt beautiful was when I was wearing a wig.”

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Gypsy closed out the video by urging others to consider giving back as well, adding, “This is something that means a lot to me.” 

Keep reading to revisit some of the biggest hair transformations celebrities have undergone. 

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Jennifer Lopez

The “On the Floor” singer made a dramatic hair change, as she debuted a chin-grazing bob cut at Schiaparelli’s haute couture spring/summer 2024 show on Jan. 22.

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Gypsy Rose Blanchard

In January 2024, a month after her prison release, the now-influencer shared a pic of herself sporting a shorter ‘do.

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Kylie Jenner

Kylie Jenner traded in her dark locks for a pink ‘do in January 2024.

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Julianne Hough

In January 2024, the Dancing With the Stars personality shared a video of herself cutting her own hair. “Out with the old energy,” she wrote, “and in with the new.”

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Kate Beckinsale

The Underworld actress took the plunge and went full blonde, while also debuting a short bob haircut.

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Riley Keough

The Daisy Jones & The Six actress debuted jet-black hair on Nov. 2.

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Rihanna

While enjoying a dinner date with friends on Nov. 9, Rihanna debuted honey blonde hair. After years of rocking black tresses, the superstar decided to switch up her style for something brighter.

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Eva Longoria

The Flamin’ Hot director recently showcased her dramatic transformation, debuting a choppy, layered bob on Nov. 9.

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Alix Earle

The TikToker debuted a fresh haircut, revealing a long bob.

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Miley Cyrus

After rocking platinum blonde tresses for years, Miley officially returned to her brunette roots to model Gucci’s new collection.

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Kate Middleton

The royal recently showed off her new curtain bangs during a public appearance on Sept. 27.

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Megan Fox

The actress recently debuted a bright red hair color and equally bold blunt bob haircut.

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Cara Delevingne

The supermodel debuted a punk-rock hairstyle at Vogue‘s World Show during London Fashion Week on Sept. 14

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Brittany Snow

The Pitch Perfect star made a drastic hair change, going from dark brunette tresses to a bright blonde look.

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Hayden Panettiere

The Scream actress debuted a bubblegum pink style in August 2023.

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Brooklyn Beckham

The son of David Beckham and Victoria Beckham got his head shaved by Selena Gomez‘s little sister, Gracie Teefey, in August 2023.

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Jennifer Love Hewitt

The Can’t Hardly Wait actress showed off her drastic hair change, debuting dark red hair and a blunt bob haircut.

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Jennifer Lopez

The Second Act star unveiled bright blonde highlights in a new selfie.

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Kim Kardashian

The Kardashians star showed off her new bob hairstyle in a recent SKIMS video campaign.

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Keke Palmer

The Hustlers star debuted a voluminous long bob and curtain bangs on Aug. 12.

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Zendaya

Rachel Green, is that you? The Euphoria star appeared to take inspiration from Jennifer Aniston‘s Friends character with this layered look.

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Tom Schwartz

The Vanderpump Rules star debuted a platinum blond dye job in August 2023.

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Brian Austin Green

The ’90s heartthrob debuted a newly shaved head, sharing on Instagram that “it’s for work.”

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Doja Cat

The “Say So” singer showed off her dramatic hair transformation on Instagram, debuting bright purple hair and a spooky spider design on the back of her head.

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Chloë Grace Moretz

The Kick-Ass actress debuted a fresh bob haircut, which she hasn’t rocked in quite some time.

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Katy Perry

The American Idol judge revived her signature style of 2008 and revealed baby bangs in a June 20 Instagram.

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Kim Kardashian

In July 2023, the SKIMS founder debuted a short bob, bringing to mind what has become her sister Kourtney Kardashian‘s signature style in recent years.

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Nina Dobrev

The Vampire Diaries actress debuted fringe bangs for the Los Angeles premiere of her new film Out-Laws in June.

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Madonna

The “Vogue” singer debuted an edgy shag haircut on June 11.

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JoJo Siwa

The Dance Moms alum proved you can be blonde and brunette at the same time with her recent hair change.

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