Amanda Bynes shaves half of her head - like her look? (Photos, poll)
Former Nickelodeon child star and "Hairspray" actress Amanda Bynes, who has been sharing "selfie" photos with her Twitter fans over the past few months, has debuted her most daring look yet.
The 27-year-old's hair is now shaved on one side and teased and wavy on the other. The platinum blonde star had been seen wearing hair extensions until recently.
"I buzzed half my head like @cassie!" she said on Twitter, referring to the R&B and hip hop singer. "No more old photos! This is the new me! I love it!"
The actress posted two photos of herself sporting her new 'do as well as a bright smile that shows off her studded dimple piercings on April 25. Bynes said on Twitter on April 11 that she had to shave her head "because of hair damage from someone @ John Barrett," referring to a salon.
Several of her some 711,000 Twitter fans commented that she now looks like Miley Cyrus. The brunette actress and pop singer, who also rose to fame as a child star with the Disney Channel series "Hannah Montana, debuted newly-dyed platinum blonde hair and a half-buzzed pixie cut in August 2012.
Bynes rose to fame with the Nickelodeon kids' programs "All That" and "The Amanda Show" and went on to star in movies such as "What a Girl Wants," "Hairspray" and "Easy A," which came out in 2010 and marked her most recent acting role. She made headlines in 2012 over suspected hit-and-run cases in Los Angeles. They were settled and she has since moved to New York.
In recent months, she has become one of the most popular celebrities on Twitter and has been gaining followers quickly due to her frequent posts, many of which include "selfie" photos and video she took with her phone or candid pictures of herself taken by paparazzi.
(Pictured above: Amanda Bynes appears in a scene from the 2010 film "Easy A." / Amanda Bynes appears in photos posted on her Twitter account on April 25, 2013.)