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Amanda Bynes Shaves Half Her Head

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In the trajectory of a celebrity meltdown, there is always a moment in which the subject takes a razor to their hair. Britney Spears, of course, did this most famously, but now, Amanda Bynes' time has come.

The troubled actress posted a picture to her Twitter account of herself with half her head shaved. Granted, this looks like a deliberate hairstyle choice rather than a way of expressing years, if not decades, of pent up rage, as was the case with Spears, but still. Comparisons are inevitable.

Bynes captioned the photo by saying "I buzzed half my head like @cassie! No more old photos! This is the new me! I love it!"

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The caption might be a reference to a recent debacle in which old photographs of her were used to illustrate a story about her smoking weed in a gym locker room.

The half-shaved head look isn't unique to Bynes -- popularized by Skrillex last year, it's a ridiculous look that has since spread far and wide, rocked by celebrities like Rihanna.

This is the latest in a series of strange events in Bynes' life made public via Twitter, including requesting that Drake murder her vagina and posting a twitchy video of herself getting ready to go out.