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Kate Hudson has shaved her head (and now we want to, too)


Kate Hudson’s long beachy blonde waves are pretty much iconic by this point, with countless hopeful fans probably wandering into their local salon, shyly flashing a photo of Hudson, and asking if – just maybe – there’s a chance the hairdresser could recreate that exact look on top of their own head.

Spoiler: they usually can’t. Especially if you go in with a chin-length brunette bob (this writer speaks from experience).

So it came as something of a surprise when the How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days actor, just like Cara Delevingne, Millie Bobby Brown and others before her, shaved off her locks.

And, yes, it’s for a new film.

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While the name of the project Hudson is working on is still firmly under wraps, it’s said to be a musical directed by none other than musician Sia.

Indeed, it was Sia herself who shared a photograph of Hudson rocking her new buzzcut on Instagram.

My girl @Katehudson being a delight on set.

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“My girl Kate Hudson being a delight on set,” wrote Sia.

Hudson later reposted the photo to her own page, captioning it, “Freedom,” along with the open hands emoji and the haircut emoji. 

“Compliments of [Sia],” she added. “#OurBeautifulDirector.” 

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Sia previously discussed her film directorial debut back in 2015 at Venice Days, a sidebar of the international film festival.

She said the film is based on a one-page story she wrote eight years ago. 

“I was too embarrassed to tell anyone I wanted to make a movie, because I thought it would be seen as a vanity project, because I was a singer,” she said, “and then last year after I made the Chandelier video, I realised that I was pretty good at directing, so I felt a little bit braver.”

Sia went on to reveal that she had worked on the screenplay with the children’s author Dallas Clayton, saying: “For me, the process was I work out the movie: I’ll act it out, I’ll have the dialogue already in my head.

“It’s really the formatting […] I can’t be bothered to learn [screenwriting software] Final Draft. I’m not a technical person. Like, when I sing, I just want to sing the melody and write the lyrics. I don’t want to have to do production, which is very technical. I don’t enjoy that.”

Images: Rex Features



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