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Pharrell Williams Channels Canadian Mountie at Grammy Awards

01/26/2014 at 07:43 PM ET

Pharrell Williams Hat

Music producer, singer … Mountie?

Pharrell Williams hit the carpet Sunday in a red leather Adidas jacket, jeans and an oversize vintage Vivienne Westwood brown hat — from the designer’s 1982-1983 Buffalo collection — that had us thinking the Grammy-nominated artist was considering a new career. Clearly, he’s not. He’s just showing off his love of chic headgear (or paying tribute to Malcolm McLaren’s 1982 “Buffalo Gals” video).

In his “Happy” video, Williams wore a natty straw fedora. And he often posts pics of his snazzy toppers on his Instagram account. He actually debuted his unique ranger-style hat a few days before in the fun photo below.

We think it’s kind of cool and different, but his “10 gallon hat” isn’t getting a great reaction on Twitter. It even spawned its own Twitter handle (@pharrellhat). Check out the funniest comparisons below.

Shanelle Rein-Olowokere

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Marie on

HAHAHAAHA Smokey the Bear!

Erin on

I was waiting for him to say, “Only YOU can prevent forest fires.”

LARRY PAGE on

The hat that Pharrell was wearing is similar to the ones worn by the Buffalo Soldiers – 10th Calvary in the late 1800’s.

susan schweitzer on

He looks like an idiot.

Mel on

For someone as talented as Pharrell, he looked like a moron. But then again, so did Beyonce, Madonna and others.

 

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