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Emma Watson: New Pixie Haircut Was "The Most Liberating Thing"

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Posted by: Rosi
August 05, 2010, 05:25 PM

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) described her recent short pixie haircut as "the most liberating thing!" to Entertainment Weekly. “The stylist just grabbed the back of my hair and took a whole ponytail of hair out. It felt amazing,” continued the actress, also commenting that she "missed all that experimentation that most teenagers go through." For continuity purposes in her role as Hermione Granger, Watson had to keep her hair in the same style for a decade whilst she worked on the Harry Potter films.

Watson further remarks that she has wanted to cut her hair since the age of "about 16 so as soon as I had the chance I was like, 'Right. This is it.'" The short EW.com article features a Polaroid of Watson's new hair from Entertainment Weekly's upcoming Fall Movie Preview issue. You can find this new picture in our galleries via this link.

In related news, Emma Watson updated her new Facebook page and Twitter account to comment further on the haircut, once again describing it as liberating. On Facebook, Watson wrote:

Dear all. Cut my hair off a few days ago... Feels incredible. I love it. I've wanted to do this for years and years; it's the most liberating thing ever. Hope you like. Big love from Emma x
A new black and white photo of Watson sporting her new look has been uploaded to the Facebook page and can be seen in our galleries at this link.

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186 Comments

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1466 Points

I think it looks great! Altough I do miss her long hair…it was so pretty…

Posted by Jacket on August 14, 2010, 01:43 PM report to moderator
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3339 Points

She looks good…
but I just cut my hair short and three weeks later I regretted it. I miss her long hair too. it was really pretty! I can hardly recognize her, but if it’s what she likes…

Posted by Hermione Lovegood {SpellSky27} on August 22, 2010, 07:10 PM report to moderator
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531 Points

wow she still looks amazingly beautiful!

Posted by stregs12 on August 27, 2010, 02:33 PM report to moderator
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125 Points

What did she do!!!??? she killed the spirit of HArry POtter!!! she is no longer Hermione! this is bad!! rlly bad!! she doesnt care nemore about harry potter! she is no longer my favorite actor in Harry Potter….Rupert Grint is and so is Evanna Lynch!

Posted by hpemmapie on September 11, 2010, 10:53 AM report to moderator
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2552 Points

I don’t want to be mean but she doesn’t look that good. But its ok it’ll grow back.

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169 Points

It (proper) freaked me out at first but its growing on me I suppose. Not much we can do now is it. :|

Posted by Luvgood84(R04R) on June 06, 2011, 04:29 PM report to moderator
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