Anne Hathaway Cried Like a ‘Mental Patient’ After Chopping Her Hair Off


Anne Hathaway short hairNext to Miley Cyrus -- Anne Hathaway is, like, totally the Hollywood IT girl right now. Everyone's all pumped up for the release of The Dark Knight Rises this weekend (can't wait to see that Catwoman suit!), and before we know it, her next flick Les Misérables will be in theaters. I don't know, though -- I'm still a The Princess Diaries gal at heart.

Just because Hathaway's an it girl, though, doesn't mean she's any different than the rest of us. The 29-year-old opened up on Live! With Kelly about the trauma that came with getting her hair cut for Les Mis.

"I wasn't expecting it to be such a big deal, because it was my idea. It was something I've wanted to do for a long time ... cutting my hair reduced me to, like, mental patient-level crying. I was inconsolable."

Eeeesh. Well, I can't blame her. I mean come on, if I went through with the whole pixie cut thing, I'd be a wreck too!

Like Anne, I have had long hair for as long as I can remember. I remember getting it cut two inches too short once and freaking out, so I can only imagine how it feels to really go for it, get a short style, and feel absolutely naked.

For women everywhere, hair is our security blanket. I think it takes one REALLY confident woman to go super short and rock it with pizazz. Tears or not, Anne's got one thing going for her: The short style works fabulously with her face shape. Who knows, maybe she'll get so used to it, she'll stick it out for the long run!

Check out Anne talking about her hair traumatizing experience on Live! With Kelly, here:

Have you ever chopped all of your hair off? Would you?


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CPN322 CPN322

Oh my goodness been there! In high school I got a short cut from one of those places in the mall. The back was so uneven my mother made me go to our normal hair dresser and get it trimmed. Well, our guy wasn't able to take me and it was suggested we give the new guy a chance. This was a VERY nice salon so we thought that would be fine. It was pretty late in the day, I was tired and kind of dozed off a bit during the shampooing and was so out of it when the guy started cutting my hair that I didn't realize how short he'd cut some of my hair until he'd already done it. The guy was supposed to give me a trim and maybe a few layers for body and he went ahead and chopped my hair into a pixie layered mess as short as my grandmas. I cried for 5 hours. I'd had long, beautiful hair before I cut it in the first place. Because we didn't know back then about the health issues I have, my hair took 6 years to grow back out. 6!! I was stuck like that for all of high school. It was terrible. I'm not cutting my hair short again until I have to.

the4m... the4mutts

Yes I have *see my pictures on my profile* and yes I would again.

For a 'regular' person, I can understand this reaction. But she's rich, she can afford extensions. Plus, the movie she cut it for will make her even richer. That's just a silly reaction.

Lucre... LucretiaMcEvil

She already has a crazy-face, and the short hair doesn't help it.

Heather Duso Johnson

I've been the victim of bad short hair cuts and bad perms!   So I can feel for her but pretty much thought exactly what 4mutts said.

GlowW... GlowWorm889

I did in high school, and it turned out horribly. It took three years for it to grow out! Personally, I think Anne Hathaway's hair looks great short!

alisa... alisabethjaimes

I got a pixie cut the summer before 4th grade and it was borderline traumatizing. Kids and even one adult thought I was a boy. Apparently it didn't matter if I wore skirts or girly sandals :(

shann... shannipoo714

Mental patient like crying?! Why isn't anyone calling her out for her ignorance and stereotyping? This is why people don't admit to having a mental illness, because it's still looked down on. If she had made fun of autistic people or minorities or anyone else, she'd be called out on it. Let's treat people with mental illnesses with dignity

nonmember avatar Christine

why didn't they cut her hair for batman? Seriously...I would've preferred her with shorter hair.

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