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The Person Most Shocked By Beyoncé's Short Hair: Her Stylist!

08/08/2013 at 02:46 PM ET

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When Beyoncé posted the cut seen ’round the world on Instagram last night, there was one person more shocked than most: Her stylist Kim Kimble.

Kimble, the star of We TV’s L.A. Hair and Beyoncé’s longtime stylist, had drawn up a whole hair concept for a video they were shooting together this weekend — and now she has to go back to the drawing board.

“I had a whole plan laid out … I wanted to do a retro ‘50s type of hair. I feel like there’s going to be a meeting soon!” she tells PEOPLE, laughing. “It won’t be the long, wavy, typical hair, but I’m really excited to do something different. No matter what, she knows I’ll give her what she wants!”

Kimble says her reaction upon seeing the new do on Instagram Wednesday night was more than surprised — it was emotional. “I got a little teary eyed!” she confesses. “I’ve been working for her so long, she has this beautiful long hair and it’s hard to grow hair out. I feel like it’s my hair, I work so much with her. I feel a little emotional but excited for her too. Maybe I’ll cut my hair off now. Short hair, don’t care!”

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And despite many commenters speculating Beyoncé just removed her weave or extensions, Kimble says, “She had great, thick long hair, which she cut off because she’s ready to make a statement. It’s a great [one] to make: I’m beautiful, sexy, bold and I can do it all. She’s the perfect model for that: A working woman, mom, superstar, businesswoman. She’s powerful in herself. “

So what does Kimble have in mind for this particular superstar at Saturday’s video shoot? She’s still working on the concept, but she’s excited to experiment with the star’s new “easy, effortless style” — whether she plays up her natural curls or goes for something more sleek — and she plans to experiment with grooming creams, waxes and her own shine serum.

But regardless of what anyone else thinks of the style (and we’re loving it!) “It had to be her decision,” Kimble says. “This was a big step, and it’s perfect timing.” For lots more of Kimble’s high-profile hair clients, watch L.A. Hair on We TV Thursdays at 9:00 EST and check out her website, then tell us: Would you ever go super short? What statement do you think B is trying to make?

–Alex Apatoff

FILED UNDER: Beauty , Beyonce , Hair

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Cita on

Oh please – that long hair was not really hers. Her own sister was on some talk show and said that Beyonce spends thousands of dollars on weaves. Her stylist is just trying to cover her up.

ES71 on

I just finally noticed her face without all that hair in her face. She is a very pretty girl, Look at these huge eyes. But her nose looks unnaturally small. I am guessing it is a nose job to look more white?
The blond hair looks very strange on her. She should go with dark brown, that wil make her look classy. With this blond bleached hair she looks like a wanna-be starlet, not a star.

Tracie Gibbs on

Who cares! Why is this even news?

Surf City on

Looks like a bad wig.

ckejkuna on

This is a top story? hahahaha

Guest on

Beyonce. Why do you endorse Pepsi cola?

Tracie Gibbs on

Who cares! Why is this even news?

guest on

Must be a slow news day…….

Valentina on

Eek! I prefer long hair on women. This whole “cutting hair short to make a statement” is getting old. All it is, is for attention…

Tracie Gibbs on

Who cares? Why is this even news?

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