Matt Bomer Gets a Buzz Cut. Once You Start Breathing Again, Come Discuss With Us.

01/10/2014 at 01:01 PM ET

Matt Bomer Buzz CutAstrid Stawiarz/Getty;Jeff Kravitz/Filmmagic

Where were you when you heard the news that Matt Bomer had cut his hair? Did you gasp? Hug your loved ones a little closer? And once you were past the initial shock, did you look at it more critically and then think, “Huh, it’s not so bad after all?” It’s time to discuss our emotions about this event.

Perhaps the most difficult thing is that the White Collar actor did it without warning, just showing up at a TCA event for The Normal Heart in L.A. with his locks shorn to an extremely close crop. Until now, Bomer’s signature style was a long-on-top, gelled and upswept look that his many enthusiastic fans would love to run their fingers through. In fact, we’d go so far as to say that Bomer fanatics were divided into two camps: admirers of his eyes and devotees of his thick, luscious locks.

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We actually have to say that we’re loving the new look on Bomer; it makes him look a little more rugged and really makes his eyes pop. But if you were firmly in “Camp Hair” and are still reeling, we’re here for you. Let it all out in the comments.

–Alex Apatoff

FILED UNDER: Beauty , Hair , Men's Grooming

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stfintn on

The second picture is too dark to see how long his hair is. I think he would be good looking even if he was bald.

peyton on

What “buzz” cut… he trimmed the back… still looks amazing

Teknosbeka on

I prefer the longer hair, but it’s not as bad as I feared. For once I have to agree with People – their description of gasp, initial shock, then not so bad is apropos.

guest on

It actually looks good and is not too short. Now IF we can only get him to stop wearing those ridiculous “rat pack” style old looking hats that are way too small for his head on his TV show, I can die happy…LOL

SN on

Still look hot….. very hot.

Apples The Mule on

Well, that’s not the best haircut I’ve ever seen but I’ll take this hunk any which way – bald, mullet, etc – nothing could ruin that pretty face!

Sharon on

I miss the hair, but who cares? He’s still gorgeous!

jeanmarieok on

He is damn good looking, either way.

Jennifer on

He could grow his hair out, wear it in pigtails, dye one green and the other orange, pierce his nose and eyebrow, get a neck tattoo and he would STILL be the hottest man on the planet!!

Gretchen on

Jennifer…so true, so true!! I was watching White Collar last night and think, “He is just SO gorgeous!”. I like his hair the way it was, but if he wanted to have coffee and conversation, I bet I wouldn’t ask him to put a sack on his head…he is physical perfection.

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