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The hedgehog is dead: Meet Kate Gosselin's new hair [Updated]

January 6, 2010 |  2:21 pm

KatePeopleHold the phone -- courtesy of People, Kate Gosselin has a new 'do. Those are extensions, people! Extensions.

And bangs.

The new style, which Kate acknowledges will require more maintenance than her old cut, is the result of a little magic from New York stylist Ted Gibson, lately of the TLC show "What Not to Wear." His clients have included Renee Zellweger, Angelina Jolie, Gabrielle Union, Keira Knightley and Anne Hathaway.

And now everyone's favorite mother of eight.

[Updated, 4:10 p.m.: Our friends over at All the Rage talked to Ted Gibson, and have some behind-the-scenes shots of the process.]

Kate hair Does this mean the Kate-inspired wig that sold out before Halloween is now a classic?

Hmm. Maybe "classic" isn't quiiiiite the right word. After all, we're not the first kids on the block to have fun with the reality TV star's signature style.

Hey, she's now a single lady, time to upgrade. Still -- now she looks like someone, but who?

While I'm beating my head against the wall trying to put my finger on it, please help me out with your suggestions in comments. Jennie Garth circa early "90210"? Tara Reid?

Matt, my cohort here at the Ministry, suggests "Carrie Underwood's mom-trying-to-be-her-sister."

That very well might be it.

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo credits: People magazine, top right. Katy Winn / Associated Press, left.

P.S. After the jump, share our makeover joy.


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