Model Karlie Kloss recently caused controversy when she
cut her long hair short just two days before her runway debut as a Victoria’s Secret angel.Despite her career currently picking up steam, Kloss continued to anger Victoria’s Secret fans when she kept the shorter ‘do for a recent ad campaign.
And you know what happens when you upset Victoria’s Secret fans? You get ousted, like Miranda Kerr reportedly just was for becoming too big for the brand.
As these 14 celebrities examples show, a star’s hairstyle correlates strongly to their success.
From cancelled television shows to bringing down a pop star, check out the power of a hairstyle.
After Miley Cyrus tweeted photos of her new haircut, in which part of her head was shaved, fans and foes were quick to disapprove.
Cyrus blew off her haters, tweeting 'if you don't have something nice to say don't say anything at all ... Never felt more me in my whole life. LOVE my hair. feel so happy, pretty, and free.
After starring in box office hits 'Mean Girls' and 'Freaky Friday' with red hair, Lindsay Lohan was one of the most sought-after actresses in the world.
But shortly after she dyed her red hair bleach blonde and lost a ton of weight, Lohan started to be seen in a different light.
Today, she's often associated with partying more so than acting.
This summer she's expected to check into a rehab facility for a 90-day court ordered stay.
The 29-year-old 'Tron' actress told Into The Gloss:
I spent the first couple years of my career as a very blonde blonde. And then I went brunette for a role, and suddenly all my offers changed--the types of roles people approached me with totally changed.
Britney Spears was the queen of the pop scene since she was 16-years-old.
But then, in 2007, Spears walked into a salon and shaved her head in front of hundreds of paparazzi flashbulbs. Instantly, public perception shifted and instead of a sex symbol, she was seen as an unstable person.
Since then, Spears has been working hard to regain her pop idol status.
Then, Leto started devoting more time to his band, 30 Seconds to Mars, and altered his model-like looks with a series of bizarre hairstyles.
In the upcoming 'Dallas Buyer's Club' -- Leto's first role since 2007 -- he plays a cross-dressing AIDS patient who looks like this.
Joaquin Phoenix had been one of the most-respected actors in Hollywood, winning a Golden Globe for playing Johnny Cash in 'Walk The Line' ... until he grew long hair and a beard for the 2010 mockumentary 'I'm Still Here.'
Film roles nearly dried up following his bizarre behaviour, but he made a comeback in 2012 with 'The Master.'
She played a New York City college student and was admired for her long, curly hair.
Then she chopped off her hair. Soon after, ratings declined, and the show was cancelled a season later.
Today, Russell is back to her longer locks and starring on successful FX show 'The Americans.'
She starred in the film 'Bounce' a total commercial flop, and had a short-lived romance with Ben Affleck.
But by the next year, she switched back to blonde and dumped Affleck. In 2001, she starred in 'The Royal Tenenbaums' and her career began to soar once again.
This week, she was named People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful Woman' of 2013.
The naturally blonde star said she 'flipped out' when she saw her darker 'do, which was for her role in 'One For The Money.'
But since Heigl went brunette, her career has nearly stalled.
After leaving her role on 'Grey's Anatomy' to focus on film acting, Heigl starred in 'Killers' with Ashton Kutcher, which hugely flopped.
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