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Princess Charlene of Monaco Chops Her Hair

04/23/2012 at 04:00 PM ET

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Prince Albert of Monaco has said he loves his wife, Princess Charlene, at her most basic. “To me, Charlene never looks more beautiful than when she is natural — without makeup and her hair pulled back,” he told Vogue last summer.

So we’re guessing her new haircut — which she debuted at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters tennis tournament over the weekend — is a huge hit with her husband. The Princess stepped out at the event — where Rafael Nadal took the crown — showcasing a closely cropped new do. Though the Princess has never been one to wear her hair down, she’s often pulled her longer locks back into sleek ponytails and updos, as she did for her July wedding.

In the same 2011 Vogue interview, Wittstock told the magazine she was feeling more confident in her personal style. “I’m starting to play with fresher, bolder, and more daring looks,” she said. “I’ve reached the point where I know what I like and what works.” Tell us: What do you think of Princess Charlene’s haircut?


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aquacandy83 on

I cringed after seeing the photo…definitely not her best look.

Lolly on

LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT! Long hair is so passe – she’s smart to be bold with her hair – kudos to Charlene.

simplicity on

I hope she donated her beautiful long hair to the Locks of Love!

JungleCat on

Very unattractive and masculine looking. I hate that look on any woman.

B.Stallings on

It’s horrible! I hope she was at least able to receive a refund.

Jennifer on


loni on

May look better if it was neater.It looks like she just got out of bed. - Allt om Kändisar, Blogg och Mode Ian and Nina Have a PDA-Filled Night Together | on

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Kitty on

Happy women are confident enough to cut their hair. I’ve always felt that women over the age of 25 who had long hair were hiding from something. I also believe that men who don’t like short hair on women are hiding some latent tendencies. Read between the lines, y’all! The Princess of Monaco looks great with her new do.

Snow on

Yeah, think she’s rebelling against her husband considering he fathered an illegitimate child shortly before the wedding. This unfortunately is going to be another Charles/Diana marriage. Sad.

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