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Scandalous Hairstyle Stories

Introduction - Scandalous Hairstyle Stories

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The world media has been full of scandalous hairstyle stories since the beginning of time.

In current times there have been a series of shocking and very scandalous hairstyle stories which have rocked generations to their core.

The Beatles Mop Top

Although beloved by legions of fans around the world, The Beatles or The Fab Four, created waves of hairstyle scandals when they arrived in the United States in early 1964 wear very controversial hairstyles labeled mop tops.

Teens and young fans rushed to imitate the long shaggy bob hairstyles complete with eye blinding fringes much to the horror of their parents, teachers and even certain arms of the law.

Britney Spears Head Shaving Scandal

Britney Spears also triggered a series of scandalous hairstyle stories in 2007 and 2008 when she appeared to have a very public meltdown which ended in her dropping by a random hair salon and having her once famous long platinum blonde tresses completely shaved off.

Britney's new bald scalp triggered gasps around the world.

Amanda Bynes - February 2009 Amanda Bynes - February 2009

Although it was later revealed in court that Britney's ultimate goal was to prevent drug testing which might result in the loss of her two children, at the time her scandalous hairstyle actions were seen as a major cry for help.

Lady Gaga

Although Lady Gaga managed to pull off a series of scandalous hairstyles when her popularity started to soar, her goal was to shock and thrill her skyrocketing fan base.  Not telegraph a need for rehab or to suggest she in full blown melt down mode.

Lady Gaga managed to whip up a series of shocking hair bows, hairstyles and unusual contrasting hair hues which actually kept her in the limelight, in a positive way.

Amanda Bynes

In the Spring of 2013 the former sweetheart of Nickelodeon appeared to have a Britney Spears style meltdown by shaving her head and donning a series of bizarre wigs. In April of 2013 Amanda took to Twitter to announce that she had an eating disorder.

In late May the 27 year old actress was arrested while wearing a very long frightful  platinum blonde wig which hid her face and shocked many who saw her.

Amanda Bynes May 2013 Amanda Bynes May 2013

While the media couldn't stop talking about all of Amanda's legal and other troubles which have been escalating since September of 2012, the horrendous long blonde wig was the topic of many news reporters, including popular political commentator, author and actor Bill Maher.

Many people in Amanda's circle believe her head shaving and adoption of shocking wigs is a serious cry for help.  Her behavior has certainly shocked her long standing friends as well as the press.

Summary - Scandalous Hairstyle Stories

Throughout history there have been a never ending stream of scandalous hairstyle stories which in some cases have changed the world of hair forever.  The Beatles shook up the world of hair in the mid-1960s with the introduction of their radical mop tops.

Lady Gaga took the hair world by storm with her over-the-top wigs and hairstyles.  Her scandalous hairstyles were utilized to help build an adoring fan base, much like The Beatles did back in the 1960s.

In other cases the scandalous hairstyle stories have signified personal struggles and meltdowns.

Although Amanda Bynes is the latest public figure to showcase a very scandalous series of hairstyles, she definitely won't be the last.

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