Everybody Breathe: There’s a Silver Lining to Jared Leto Chopping Off His Amazing Hair

Yes, Jared Leto cut his hair today. But stop mourning the loss of those beautiful, long-flowing locks because there are upsides (we promise).

Known for taking on drastic physical transformations in his films, this cut is only part of becoming The Joker in the upcoming film Suicide Squad. Director David Ayer made it real with this Twitter post.

Here’s the thing. Leto already told Billboard that he’s bulking up big time for the role. (YAS.) And, if you remember correctly, he’s still seriously hot with short hair.

Haircut. #2015

A photo posted by JARED LETO (@jaredleto) on Dec 24, 2014 at 9:49pm PST

Um, hi Jared.

So stop your crying and realize he is going to be one buff, sexy Joker, even if his locks are short. When it comes to hair, the actor can do no wrong (check out the gallery for proof). In fact, we’re actually really excited to see his new ’do.

  • “Speechless” Westwood Premiere

    WESTWOOD, CA – DECEMBER 12: Actor Jared Leto attends the “Speechless” Westwood Premiere on December 12, 1994 at the Mann National Theatre in Westwood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)

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    24th March 2000: Headshot of American actor Jared Leto in a red leather jacket at the Artisan Entertainment pre-Oscar party, West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul Skipper/Fotos International/Getty Images)

  • 16th Annual Independent Spirit Awards

    Jared Leto arrives at the 16th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, Saturday, March 24, 2001. Photo by Evan Agostini/ImageDirect.Los Angeles

  • Fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards – Press Room

    Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars, winner of the Prince of Darkness award (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2009 – Calvin Klein Menswear – Front Row

    NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 15: Actor Jared Leto attends Calvin Klein Menswear Fall 2009 during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at 205 W. 39th Street on February 15, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic)

  • Calvin Klein Collection & LAND’s 1st Annual Celebration For ALAC

    LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 28: Actor Jared Leto arrives at Calvin Klein Collection & Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND) 1st Annual Celebration For L.A. Arts Monthly and Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC) on January 28, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

  • 2010 MTV Video Music Awards – Press Room

    LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 12: Singer Jared Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars poses in the press room at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

  • Radio 1’s Big Weekend – Day 1

    BANGOR, WALES – MAY 22: Jared Leto poses on day 1 of Radio 1’s Big Weekend on May 22, 2010 in Bangor, Wales. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

  • IFP’s 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards – Red Carpet

    NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 26: Actor/musician Jared Leto attends the IFP’s 22nd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on November 26, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for IFP)

  • ’Dallas Buyers Club’ Premiere – The 8th Rome Film Festival

    ROME, ITALY – NOVEMBER 09: Actor Jared Leto attends ’Dallas Buyers Club’ Premiere during The 8th Rome Film Festival on November 9, 2013 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)

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UPDATE 3/5/15 Looks like Leto has now gone blonde (as seen at Paris Fashion Week on Thursday).

Shortly after cutting his hair for Suicide Squad, the actor debuted another bleached blonde look at Paris Fashion Week.
[Photo Credit: Splash News]

Did we mention he could do no wrong?

[Photo Credit: @davidayer]

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