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Amanda Seyfried Chopped Off Her Hair To Donate To Children’s Charity


By Jeanne Sutton
31st Jul 2015
Amanda Seyfried Chopped Off Her Hair To Donate To Children’s Charity

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Amanda Seyfried attends "Epic" New York Screening on May 18, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Amanda Seyfried is associated with her long golden princess hair in the same way Elizabeth Taylor and diamonds are forever entangled. We’re so used to seeing the actress with her cascading locks or an elaborate braid, that to contemplate an Amanda with shorter hair is messing with the fuses in the celebrity watching part of our brain. However, we’re just going to have to cope, because the Mamma Mia actress went for the chop, and all in aid of a very good cause.

Seyfried decided to opt for a long bob / lob earlier this week, sharing the result on her Instagram. (For other lob inspirations, check out our gallery here.)

New haircut/old friend #CledeTomoko #cledepeaubeaute @cledepeaubeauteus

A photo posted by Amanda Seyfried (@mingey) on

Amanda has donated the rest of her tresses to Locks of Love, a charity that gives wigs to children who have lost their hair because of medical conditions. What a beautifully meaningful act. Here’s Amanda’s beloved dog Finn wearing the wig that she’ll be giving to the charity and one very lucky child. (We presume it’ll be cleaned?)

Finn is wearing my #locksforlove A photo posted by Amanda Seyfried (@mingey) on

While we can’t wait to see what Amanda will do with her lob, we do want to take some time to reflect upon what a brilliant long hair role model the Letters to Juliet star has been these past few years.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Actress Amanda Seyfried attends the New York Premiere of "Ted 2" at the Ziegfeld Theater on June 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

She is the queen of braids.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Amanda Seyfried Visits "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on June 5, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon")

Where do these blowdries exist and can we have twenty?

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 06: Actress Amanda Seyfried attends the "While We're Young" premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 6, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

The blush! The lipstain! The fairytale princess plait!

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 27: Amanda Seyfried attends photocall to promote "A Million Ways To Die In The West" on May 27, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Does Veronica Lake need a biopic?

WESTWOOD, CA - MAY 15: Actress Amanda Seyfried attends the premiere Of Universal Pictures And MRC's "A Million Ways To Die In The West"at Regency Village Theatre on May 15, 2014 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Again with the magical plaits.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - DECEMBER 04: Amanda Seyfried attends the Cle de peau BEAUTE "Muse" party on December 4, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images for Shiseido)

Amanda Seyfried is the girl everyone hated at their debs.

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 28: Actress Amanda Seyfried attends LAByrinth Theater Company Celebrity Charades 2013 Benefit Gala on October 28, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Celebrity Charades)

Just out and about, looking like a fallen tousled angel.

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 03: Amanda Seyfried attends the Givenchy Fall/Winter 2013 Ready-to-Wear show as part of Paris Fashion Week on March 3, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

This expression is basically “I know.”

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 09: Amanda Seyfried attends the'Les Miserables' Premiere during the 63rd Berlinale International Film Festival at Friedrichstadt-Palast on February 9, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

This is the opposite of the gym ponytail.

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 09: Actress Amanda Seyfried attends the'Lovelace' Press Conference during the 63rd Berlinale International Film Festival at Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 9, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)Legally Blonde hair.