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Charlize Theron on 'freeing' new cropped hairstyle


At the Oscars last night Charlize Theron said that shaving her head was the “most freeing thing” she’s ever done.

Sporting a cropped do three months after her blonde locks were shorn off, the South African actress who recently starred in Prometheus and Snow White & the Huntsman, told Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet: 'It's the most freeing thing, I highly recommend it. I think every woman should do it.'

The 37-year-old former Oscar winner cut her hair off for her role in Mad Max: Fury Road.

She said: “This is three months old. It was so short.”

“I had two huge garbage bags full of hair products. It's so freeing.”

Anne Hathaway’s similarly gamine barnet comes months after her hair was hacked off while filming Les Miserables for which she won a Best Supporting Actress gong at last night’s awards.

See Charlize Theron and Channing Tatum perform a dance at last night's awards ceremony