Reese Witherspoon Gets a Chin-Length Bob: Do You Love Her Look?

12/02/2013 at 11:15 AM ET

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We imagine Reese Witherspoon‘s holiday weekend was similar to ours: Lots of stuffing, a little online shopping and a trip to the salon (as good as an excuse as any to leave the house!).

The actress debuted a blunt above-the-shoulder chop Sunday (left), complete with a heavy side-swept bang. Witherspoon also went for a lighter, brighter blonde hue — another slight change from the warmer color she was sporting most recently.

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But this chin-length chop is nothing compared to the star’s big mane change of 2013: going brunette (for her role in The Good Lie, in which she plays a woman who develops a friendship with refugees from the Sudanese civil war).

Do you like Witherspoon’s short blonde hair? Do you miss her brunette days? Should she grow her strands? Share your thoughts below!

–Brittany Talarico

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amyinoaktown on

Seriously? That is not “really short”….

Jenn on

Two inches cut off is “really” short? You’re reaching with this non-story!

Lyn on

That is not short!

taradoug82 on

I don’t hate her hair as much as that shirt/sweater combo..yuck

maryhelenc on

It barely looks different.

Lily on

Are you serious?

Melissa on

Beautiful! Always like her best with short hair like in “Sweet Home Alabama.”

Kelly on

Really short? Looks like she “maybe” had two or three inches cut. Not a flattering shot of the new do. Perhaps after she styles it she’ll look cuter. The new cut takes about ten years off her face though.

CJ on

It’s a really long bob, but she’s got a really LONG chinny chin chin! So, OK.

Tina on

You call this really short? Just like People mag to have misleading headlines.

Andrea on

Original headline says “Reese goes REALLY SHORT” and I click on the link, and this is NOT short at all! What baloney! She got a trim! And the ONLY woman who looks good with short hair is Halle Berry.

like it is on

I used to like her until that incident with her and her hubby. Lost all respect.

karenmregan on

Which one is the before and which is the after?

slawson on

Good lie! I’m sure the writer gets paid for how many people click and comment. Now you got another sucker!

Ridiculous on

How does a 2 inch trim warrant its own article? She had her hair trimmed. Big deal. I had mine trimmed last week. I didn’t even post a picture on FB because it wasn’t a big deal. And neither is this.

lorett on

Wow, shocking difference! lol

Sarah on

Sorry, but since her encounter with the police officer, I just can’t stand to look at her condescending, smug face. She just turns me off with her “Don’t you know who I am” attitude.

Kari on

I was expecting a pixie…..

rajahmom on

Really??? Looks the same to me!

molly on

doesn’t look any different

Chris on

Seriously? They call this short? Geeze, then that means I have a buzz cut!

Diana S Fetterman on

That is not really short. What a waste of a story.

Jellybeab on

You call that really short? Really short is Jennifer Lawrence, and Miley Cyrus.

emilie on

She’s pretty much looked the same for the past 10 years, not that its a bad thing.

Nancy on

This is not short. It is medium. Seriously guys. Short is pixie.

Elizabeth on

It was shorter in Sweet Home Alabama…..

cathy on

Why would anyone care?

cathy on

who cares!!!

BBB on

I guess I don’t know what Reese’s hair looks like these days because I thought she already had a bob LOL

Kim on

I saw the blurb on my yahoo page “Reese Witherspoon goes really short!” Seriously? This isn’t even SHORT. She’s worn it like this before.

bellesunny on

Geez, I was expecting a pixie cut or something based on the headline, it’s not even that short!

? on

It looks exactly the same to me

Truthfinder on

No difference!

raa on

Man, you’re really reaching for something to write about. This is not a story. Reese got a trim. Big whoop. People Magazine is DONE. You are sick.

Ashley on

It’s cute, but barely different from what it was.

Carrie on

Good grief, this is not “really short”. It is cute though. Why does every woman in Hollywood think they need the same, boring long, straight hair?

Liars on

Liar….Liars ….. Pants On Fire !!!!!

Ellie on

This is really short??

Heather on

its like two inches shorter give me a break lol

whatever on

Or she got a trim… not exactly “really short” or a huge news story.

Daisy on

I don’t think I would describe her hair as really short. Her hair is just slightly above her shoulders, where before it was slightly below her shoulders. It’s not like she ran out and got a pixie cut or anything. so not that much of a change.

Guest on

not chin length…this is shoulder length

Kate on

Ummm since when does trimming 1 inch from one’s hair necessitate an article on People? Wow, grabbing at straws for a story these days?

*** on

Am I missing something? Doesn’t seem much shorter than usual. What a silly waste of time. The headline hints at like a pixie cut or something.

Annie on

NERD alert!

melissa on

oh no she got a trim, let’s make this breaking news!

Edie on

Much better before color and cut wise.

ashley on

This is def not chin length….or even short for that matter. I was expecting a pixie cut by the title of this article!

Just Me on

Come one People…she got the ends trimmed. Slow news day?

Melissa on

The headline says chin length bob, which is completely false, and then the article actually says above the shoulder chop. First, get the info right, and second, explain how she went “really short”. Lame.

Lauren! on

HUGE shame on me for clicking on such a moronic article. (Cutting off ~2 inches is not short). And shame on Tiffany Talarico and the editors of People to allow such an “article” to be on here!

Lezley Roth on

Thats not even chin length!! Try SHOULDER length!!

Ami on

I guess People needed a story today, sigh…looks great on the left but it’s not short, lol.

Henny on

Can’t change the fact that she’s an egotistical woman who thinks the world revolves around her!

A on

Is this really news? And, perhaps the writer should have looked at the picture before creating the headline‚Ķ this is not “really short” – it’s barely a trim, if that! People needs to come up with some new writers STAT!

Ashleigh on

Good grief it’s not that short!! What did she. Cut off maybe 2-3 inches?

Sunny on

Reminds me of her “Sweet Home Alabama” days! One of my favorite movies. :)

Jo Jo on

Um, that’s not “really short”; that’s a trim.

rlb237 on

That is not “really short.”

Nannyto1 on

This is NOT really short. Hardly a change at all really.

Emily on

Alert the presses! Reese Witherspoon got 2 inches cut off. I on the other hand get 2 inches cut off and my husband doesn’t even notice. GEEZ!!! And why am I even wasting my time commenting on this non- story!?

cupcake on

“really short” would be a pixie cut or something. this is the same hairstyle with about 2 inches taken off. dumb article!

Guest on

Not really short but it makes her look too young. Not flattering

Caro on

I like her acting very much and think she is a pretty woman but I think the short hair emphasizes her least attractive feature… her chin/jawline

Julie on

It’s her!

blacklady86 on

Wow! Here hair is incredibly short. Why is this a story? Better yet, why am I wasting my time reading/commenting?

Smithy on

Maybe she had a bikini wax and you’re confused?

Erin on

I was expecting a crew cut. you can barely tell the difference between pictures. Get a grip, People.

Sammi on

Here you go again, being so dramatic. It’s not even that big of a change from the way it was before. Whoever writes these needs to calm down and think.

Ally on

No. Also she looks so much better with long hair after she had her baby boy.

Jenna on

Headline should say “Reece curls hair under.” This is not short and not even really a change.

Jinko on

Looks as awful as Jennifer Aniston does with hers!

debbie on

Wow its really short??? Hmm…Not really???

veronica on

doesn’t look much different.

Donna on

Longer definitely!!!!

olga bocchiaro on

i like her in blond hair, I didn’t like the brown. This length looks good, not really short.

msherm on

nice new haircut…maybe Reese is considering entering the Police Academy…because we all know how much she loves us men in blue…as yes Reese we know who you are and every celeb who thinks is okay to behave badly when pulled over!

Sun on

Looks same to me.

annie100 on

She looks better with long hair.

Dave on

All the better to play Cheryl Strayed.

ceee on

She looks exactly like Tiger Wood’s ex.

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