Is Justin Bieber about to join a boy band? No, but his new center-parted moppy hair has us thinking he brought a photo of Nick Carter with him to his stylist. The singer was recently spotted hanging out with Orange Is the New Black‘s rising star Ruby Rose, sporting a new do that reminds us of a few ’90s heartthrobs who once melted our hearts with their long center-parted strands.
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“@johnny me and .. I dunno some up and coming artist … 😂😂,” Rose captioned the snapshot, featuring the Biebs and his new do. While we’re curious about how the pair connected, we’re more interested in his hair — and who might have inspired it.
Maybe JTT? Everyone’s favorite Home Improvement star was known for his slightly grown-out center-parted bowl cut for years. Or maybe it’s Carter’s frosty blonde do (in the photo above) from his early Backstreet Boy days. (Even his BSB doll has floppy blonde hair.)
Bieber is also giving us flashbacks to the ultimate dude mane: David Beckham. But regardless of the inspiration, we’re glad to see the Biebs growing out his mane again.
Prior to the center part, Bieber previously wore his dirty blonde strands in a number of styles — with flippy bangs, sheered sides and even a bleached blond hue.
What do you think of the singer’s long new do? Sound off in the comments below!
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