Miley Cyrus has been teasing us with a ton of Hannah Montana flashbacks ever since she was a guest judge on (opens in new tab)RuPaul's Drag Race (opens in new tab). Obviously the show has been on her mind, but I never expected this: Last night Miley went FULL-ON HANNAH with a gorgeous blonde cut and dye that gives her the exact hairdo—complete with full, blunt bangs—that she had on the show. Even better? It's fully her hair! It's not even a wig like the show!
To talk about her look, Miley channeled her teen star identity. "You know guys, it was so hard going back and forth that I decided I’ll just be Hannah forever," she said on her Instagram Stories and Twitter. "She was getting a lot of press this week…thanks to ME!"
Later, Miley sang in the car to some of her songs (as well as Migos, who references the character in the appropriately titled "Hannah Montana") and even did a #10YearChallenge on herself. "I win!" she captioned the photo. And guys, I really think she does, because I am shooketh by how similar she looks. She might be aging backwards and could be a wizard.
I WIN! #10YearChallenge pic.twitter.com/e1PoxpWnKmMarch 29, 2019
CLEARLY, Miley has gotten over her conflicted feelings about playing the singer for so long (at one point she said the role did some "damage" to her psyche (opens in new tab)) and is just fully embracing the role that made her famous.
Here's the big hair announcement:
pic.twitter.com/WOGPhNUH8SMarch 29, 2019
Of course, Miley's not about to give up on her fabulous fashion (or, TBH, how different she is as a person) with some photos integrating her new hair with her fashion sense. "Hannah is punk now!" she captioned one of the photos, and another, she's "Hannah in YSL":
Hannah is punk now! ☠️ pic.twitter.com/I4nUdajchDMarch 29, 2019
Here's Miley mouthing along to Migos:
Hannah Montana @Migos pic.twitter.com/v62ncSpaQ1March 29, 2019
And here's her explaining what "best of both worlds" means in a, uh, super-adult context:
pic.twitter.com/HEjaOVGLIlMarch 29, 2019
I feel like she's hitting all kinds of career and fashion (and personal) highs right now, and clearly just enjoying herself in the process.
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Katherine’s a Boston-based contributor at Marie Claire who covers fashion, culture, and lifestyle—from “Clueless” to Everlane to news about Lizzo. She’s been a freelancer for 11 years and has had roles with Cosmopolitan and Bustle, with bylines in Parents, Seventeen, and elsewhere. It’s “I go to dinner,” not “Her huge ego,” but she responds to both.
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