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Bye-Bye Blonde! Britney's Back to Brunette

12/29/2009 at 12:38 PM ET


She did it again! After months as a blonde, Britney Spears has traded her flaxen tresses for a raven color. And while hair changes are nothing new to the star, who has notoriously sported everything from her signature baby blonde to, well, no hair at all — we always love seeing her change up her look. Tell us: Should Britney keep walking on the dark side in the new year, or go back to blonde? –Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester


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BritneyFan on

I love it!! It would be great to see nice and style brunette do’ on a red carpet or photshoot!

catfishwithlemon on

I think she is beautiful with either color. Do we not have any better things to report? Like perhaps more lies from Tiger?

stacie on

Who really cares!!!!

Carmen on

Britney needs to seriously cut off those cheap looking hair extensions/weave and just let her natural hair show. She has more than enough money to keep her hair looking right; instead of always looking greasy and dirty.

Tiffany on

I looove the new color Brit! :-)

goodtxgirl on

I LOVE the people who respond with WHO CARES or is this the most important news happening today? Ok, people – you read the story, YOU took the time to post….so Im guessing YOU CARE…..if not, then why did you read it? LOL

andy on

so cute new hair new year new man so hapy for her

Lynny on

her hair always looks a fright! she really should get rid of the heinous extensions and get a stylish cut with whatever “real” hair she has. Her hair looks like a bird’s nest at the best of times. Surely with all her money, she can afford to get her natural hair healthy again. whatever colour her extensions are, they look cheap and stringy and dirty.

kristen on

it looks dirty, dislike.

Dawn on

Luv Brit…. I luv her with dark hair it really freshens her up.. Would like for to take oh I dont know 5 min and style it real quick… Pony tail, curls, somethin then lookin like she rolled out of bed..

Tiffany on

I love dark hair and tend to think most women look better with it, she is no exception, looks great!

chrissy on

I am pretty sure this is her real hair… Also Britneys hair is not really blond, it is actually a dirty blondish brown color.

Half of the celebs whom have blond hair are not really blond, christina aguileras real hair color is dark brown

Kim on

I agree… dark hair looks just as good on her. If she washed and styled it and put some make-up on, she’d look great.

Franny on

I soooOOOoo wish she would stick with this color and stop going back and forth! Blonde makes her look fake and plastic.. the dark makes her look more mature and sophisticated.

Josh on

Love it Brit! and by the way half of that is her real hair (she was photographed a few weeks ago with no extentions)…anyone who talks s*** is jealous

Halley on

I think she looks great with dark hair. I have always thought it suited her better than blonde. I agree with what others are saying about her extensions though. They always look really cheap. I know she can afford to pay for quality exentsions/weaves and I always wonder why hers look so cheap. But yeah, the dark hair looks great and I hope she keeps it. It really sets her apart.

Carmen on

Her natural hair comes up to about the bottom of her ears – if she were to cut off those ugl, cheap extensions and keep her natural hair at the length that it is naturally, it would look so much better – but to each his own.

Beth on

I think that shade of brown is TOO dark for her. A lighter shade would be better. Looks like a bad wig. Needs some style.

Andrea on

Her hair looks awful either color because of those extensions. Yuck. She’s a pretty girl. Someone should say something to her;)

Tarell on

I love darker hair on Britney. Nothing wrong with blonde, but it is nice to see more brunettes in the spotlight.

Nancy on

She looks washed out. Not her color.

Tonia on

I think she looks better blonde. This is too dark for her.

d may on

Whats wrong with a natural color? Its seems some people are trying to be someone their not.

Erin on

I don’t like it. Her history shows that she’s usually having a rough time or is depressed when she changes from blonde to brunette. I really think everyone needs to just let her fade. Sad to say but I don’t think her career is going to rebound. I sort of liked her music when I was younger, even though I thought it was too sexual and not good for her image. I hope she gets things together soon.

Christine on

I think the color works for her, but I have to agree about the extentions. They always look terrible. I’ve had better looking extentions put in my hair, and I don’t have anywhere near the amount of money she has. Even in photoshoots that she does her hair looks awful. YOu would think that professional hair dressers on a photoshoot would be able to sort out the mess on top of her head, but apparently not.

tiffany on

I love britney spears and whatever she decides to do it always looks good.I think britney needs a rest from all the snotty comments. U rock britney and it would be nice to see brunete on the red carpet.

beth on

can someone please explain to me why she does not get real looking extensions like the kardashian girls have and miley cyrus and hilary duff..well basically every other rich and/or famous girl living in los angeles? I just don’t understand.. as for the color, i think she would look best with a dirty blond or light brown color..the haircolor she had when she started out in 1999.

avery on

Looking good Britney! But than again, you always do no matter blonde or brunette!

nora on

i think the color looks really good on her and i thinks she fells more like herself with that colour , i love it

melissa on


Jlybn120 on

That has GOT to be a wig. She’s much prettier as a blonde.

Starr on

She’s beautiful no matter what she does with her hair.

Jessica on

i like her as a brunette but i think she looks washed out….maybe not so dark next time….why can’t she look like she just rolled out of bed? i don’t take the time to style my hair just to run some errands….why should she? yeah she’s a celebrity and she’s also only human…come on now people, if you have nothing nice to say don’t say it at all

laura on

i love britney. i haven’t always been a fan of her music, but she seems genuine. i would like to see her real hair. i’m sure it’s long by now, she should let her roots breathe. i also don’t think dark is her color at all. she’s a natural blonde, so maybe doing a light brunette (if she wants to go brown) w/ blonde highlights would be nice.

Mary on

I really think she looks better as a blonde. I do not understand that if the girl can afford to spend big bucks on purses, why she can’t afford a buck for a bottle of shampoo.

Taylor on

I like the color but her hair looks nasty and greasy. Anyways I’ll give this color about two weeks then I bet she goes back to being blonde or shaves it all off again.

Nicola on

You mean…her natural hair colour?

Jessica on

love it!!!!!

tracie on

I have to agree with Carmen. Why can’t she just go back to her natural hair like when she first came out in 1998. She is already her own individual and no one will ever compar to her so she shouldn’t have to try and change herself so much.

Cris on

Haircolor won’t change what she is.

Mickey on

If she is paying someone to do that to her hair…she is paying them way too much. She aught to try Super Cuts…maybe they could do a better job!

Didn’t read the article…just looked at the picture….but really who cares!


memoiandi on

I think she looks better blonde
but if she’s gonna go brown then she should go a shade that is closer to her real hair color instead of going so dark…i think she would look better with a lighter shade of brown or even a aubourne….(reddish brown)
by the way…has she ever tried red?

Maggie on

There are far more important stories to read and hear about PEOPLE such as the Men and Women fighting the war across the seas, PEOPLE losing their jobs or their homes and the economy. Instead of worring about what color hair is best for Brittany, who slept with Tiger…….why don’t the Rich Celebrities help the everyday PEOPLE that are struggling in the United States?!?!

Miranda on

I love it! I always thought her “Blackout” era brunette style was very flattering to her colouring, and I’m glad she’s trying it again.

I’m very happy she seems to be doing so well lately.

ailicec on

Great color! she look so nice!

Katie on

I like her btr as a blonde. It lights her face up more.

Victoria on

I love Britney with her new hair.

bianca on

I love britney no matter what hair color she has. She makes amazing music!!!

Cheryl on

Seriously folks, who cares!!!!!

Elle on

It’s a Wig! Her hairline on her forehead ( crown ) whatever you want to call it, can be seen, and is lighter.

Megan on

I like it darker, but feel she always goes too dark. I think she’d look nice as a medium brown/auburn color. The dark brown color always seems to wash her out somehow. This is a little too “emo” looking for her.

:D on

This is news? Really it is? Couldn’t they come up with something better??

jan on

….who cares…..

SD on

Okay she’s a beautiful girl but seriously, She needs to give the extensions/weaves a rest Or get someone who can actually make them look decent vs looking like a rushed job!

Alison on

I like britney better with blonde hair.

Blonde is better on


KJ on

Now lets see if Brit can go back to
keeping some clothes on.

kello on

her hair always looks dirty when she’s a brunette! if she would just make it look a little nicer it would look good.

SusiQ on

Doesn’t matter; can’t help her, can’t hurt her. It’s what’s inside her head, not on the outside. And that’s seriously missing.

Jenie on

In all fairness I think the dark fits her – and ppl talking about her hair being messy obviously don’t understand that and people work for a living you can’t always do your hair, even if you do have money. Eejit.

Lauren on

She is very overrated and talentless!

Marcey on

Brittany was a good child star. Threw off her
clothes and got “dirty” in her performances
and become a celebrity to the tweenies and teens
and drooling boys. She always looks a mess
and in need of a shower. Black or blond is too harsh.

Mia on

Looks like her Mom. Dye it a little lighter brunette color.

batman on

Tiger isn’t lying… he admitted it, and Britney… I want to show you my batcave!

vjroer on

Whatever her hair color, She is a truly pretty and sexy girl. I like both her beauty and songs.

Gules on

She will go Blonde again next week… I’m pretty sure!

Brit lover on

Love’it the raven color makes her foxy / minx all over again, she really is an american hottie fox.

Mammabear on

Brit looks good in almost any style however I think she looks best in blonde.

Andy Click on

Blond is always better. But… is this even her real hair or just extensions?

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Joel Santos on

First of all, it LOOKS like a wig. Second of all, you can SEE her blond hair underneath (near the hairline)! SO I wouldn’t say Britney’s gone brunette. Looks more like Britney just wanted to be disguised for whatever reason.

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