Justin Bieber's Hair Sells for $40,668 on eBay

03/02/2011 at 01:35 PM ET

Justin Bieber Hair
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Records, nail polish, movie tickets, hair: it’s official, Justin Bieber can sell anything. A lock of his freshly-chopped tresses, which he’d gifted to Ellen DeGeneres in a signed box the day after his much-buzzed-about cut, was put to auction on eBay last week, and today, sold for a whopping $40,668. The entire sum will be donated to animal rescue organization The Gentle Barn Foundation, per DeGeneres, and the winning bidder will get to meet the teen superstar the next time he appears on The Ellen Show. Bieber and DeGeneres shared a few silly Tweets leading up to his talk show appearance last week, with the host asking the singer to bring her a “surprise” when he visited. After receiving Bieber’s hair, DeGeneres immediately put it on eBay, and within an hour the bid was already up to $10,000. No word on who Wednesday’s winning bidder was just yet, but no doubt that today there’s one less lonely girl out there. –Kate Hogan

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anonamous* on

um lisa I’m just going to say Justin Bieber could have his hair like it was because he knew that his fans loved it and he loved it too but instead he took a risk and cut it and then he found out who his real fans where and donated for a GOOD charity so stop dissing him ok? You’re making yourself look bad.

megan on

no why u cut ur hair :(
NOW U LOOK KIND OF BAD BUT ULL GROW IT BACK REALLY FAST I BET.BUT ITS NICE U GIVE IT TO CHARITY FOR SOOOOOOOOOOO MUCH MONEY!!!!!!!!!…..

:( :) :( :) :( :) :( :)!!!!!!!!!!!!.

Kayla on

Charity is charity. Does it really matter which organization the money went to? All the money Ellen gets from selling celebrity items on ebay gets donated to a charity of her choosing. I think Justin Bieber is a great kid. I have all the respect in the world for who he is and what he does. It’s too bad people don’t like him because they’re jealous of his fame and success.

anonamous* on

o and “twerp” really?

Angela on

Hey HG – Do some research. This kid raises tons of money for a variety of charities that cater to children with special needs. And those haters that think the money should have gone to single moms, I am a single mom of three and I do just fine. It’s called education and hard work. America is SUPPOSED to be a country of humanity and as such, we have a civic duty to protect life, including animals. Since the money didn’t come from your pocket maybe you don’t need to worry about where it’s going. And if you are so concerned about the lack of money and effort given to your charity of choice, get out YOUR checkbook. JB is an amazing kid that has been raised right, with strong values and has more heart in his pinky than most people do in their entire being.

jb on

i bought the hair i will wear it everyday to school yes baby thx to my days money thx you alot

Lexie on

DANG !! i wish i got his hairr, Hes So
Hott. And I Can’t Explain It And Other Words. Im His BIGGEST Fan and i hope i wish i got that hair. i would give the world up for that :))♥
HE’s SOOOOOO Hot! Like thee sunn. ;D
Well ILOVEYOUJUSTINBIEBER!! <3333

101 on

if i had that much money, i would buy it in two seconds!! :P lol it might sound stupid but im a big bieber fan! :P

stacy on

to the lady that said other charitys are more important you are so wrong ok i get that cancer and homeless is a big deal but have you ever watched amimal planet or watched the news there are some sick freeks that do everything possiable to animals and the rescue places need help to protet these precious animals from those people so i praise ellen for donating to those shelters.

caitlyn on

hey i love you all

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