Surprise! Kim Kardashian's New "Lob" Was Actually a Wig

Well, knock me over.

Kim Kardashian
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Pulling a fast one on America and, yeah, us (opens in new tab), Kim Kardashian revealed that her new angled lob was actually a fake.

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"I've been saying for SO long that I want to cut my hair," She of the "Wolves" Pants (opens in new tab) wrote in a new post on her website (opens in new tab)." So the day before Kylie's event for Kylie Cosmetics I decided to achieve the look a different way: a wig! Everyone is saying I chopped my hair, but it's all an illusion!" (The "HAHA, suckers" is implicit.)

But she does express an interest in a genuine cut, so another historical, late-night follicular development (opens in new tab) isn't completely out of the realm of possibility.

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Chelsea Peng
Chelsea Peng

Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.