JoJo Siwa Got an Alternative Lifestyle Haircut: Goodbye Pony, Watch Out World!

A time comes in the life of many gay women, non-binary people and other LGBTQ+ humans when they decide to cut all of their hair off, often in a style known as “an undercut.” It happened to me, it happened to Kristen Stewart, it happened to Sara Ramirez, perhaps it happened to you. (But if it did not happen to you, you are still valid!) That time has come for our favorite dancer, gay icon and noted candy enthusiast JoJo Siwa!

Two days ago, JoJo Siwa posted a video on instagram that featured her getting a haircut, and yesterday she posted the results of her haircut, as well as additional videos in which she tried it straight after trying it curly. This is a startling departure for the starlet once so closely associated to a line of truly wild hair bows. Maybe this means the bows are over? I for one would welcome the change! And so does the community!

Already her choice has been affirmed by others who currently or formerly had a similar haircut, such as Demi Lovato, and corporations, such as Peacock and Nickelodeon.

JoJo has stated in her own instagram caption that she is HAPPPYYYYY and we are happy for her! Feel the breeze on your neck!! It’s SPRINGTIME!!!!

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Riese

Riese is the 41-year-old Co-Founder of Autostraddle.com as well as an award-winning writer, video-maker, LGBTQ+ Marketing consultant and aspiring cyber-performance artist who grew up in Michigan, lost her mind in New York and now lives in Los Angeles. Her work has appeared in nine books, magazines including Marie Claire and Curve, and all over the web including Nylon, Queerty, Nerve, Bitch, Emily Books and Jezebel. She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word, and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are! In 2016, she was nominated for a GLAAD Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism. She's Jewish and has a cute dog named Carol. Follow her on twitter and instagram.

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19 Comments

  1. Love this progression of going from “who’s this annoying kid people keep talking about?” to “wow, I’m crying about queer dancing on us National tv” to “Jojo cut her hair. If she did it, maybe I can have the courage to do it too”

  2. the first time I got an alternative lifestyle haircut and sombedoy got it RIGHT (instead of karenizing me) was when someone I loved deeply cut it in the shower after I had cried about it beforehand because it was so emotional. big moment for JoJo Siwa I imagine!

  3. Huggably Sweet and Adorable!!

    Took me from a so so mood this morning to a Happpppppy!! mood…..

    Thanks Reise for the Happppyyyyy boost!! Just What I Needed to go along with my 3 cups of black french roast!!

  4. I cleaned off my screen (it was very dusty) and zoomed into the picture more and she really has gorgeous eyes!! Not too mention beautiful white teeth to go along with her new haircut. I feel a little wooooozy……

  5. Not to inject drama into this beautiful story, but have we all heard that JoJo didn’t get invited to the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards…despite being a nominee?

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