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    38 Hair And Wig Fails From TV And Movies That You Won't Be Able To Look Away From

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    1. Anne Hathaway's wig in Brokeback Mountain should've been a controversy of its own.

    Anne Hathaway in a messy blond wig
    Focus Features

    2. Honestly, I found Blake Lively's hair in Blair's wedding episode of Gossip Girl offensive.

    Blake Lively with an enormous Bumpit in her hair
    The CW

    3. Chad Michael Murray's hair in Season 4 of One Tree Hill was just SO uncomfy to look at.

    Chad Michael Murray with bad bangs
    The WB / The CW

    4. At first glance, you probably thought this was Coconut Head from Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, but it's actually Julia Roberts in Mother's Day.

    Julia Roberts with a bowl cut wig
    Open Road Films

    5. In this episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar looked like everyone on TikTok who tried to cut their own bangs during lockdown.

    Sarah Michelle Gellar with bangs cut extremely short
    The WB / UPN

    6. Halle Berry deserved so much better than the wigs they gave her in the X-Men movies.

    Halle Berry in a white wig with extremely short bangs
    20th Century Fox

    7. I think Samuel L. Jackson's wig in The Great White Hype speaks for itself.

    Samuel Jackson in a short, flat wig
    20th Century Fox

    8. Is this Terrence Howard in Empire or a ragamuffin doll? Answer quickly.

    Terrence Howard wearing a bad dreadlocks wig
    Fox

    9. Alison Pill's haircut in The Newsroom is what I see in the corner of my room when I have sleep paralysis.

    Alison Pill with a horrible pixie cut
    Warner Bros. Television

    10. We need to hold Tyler Perry accountable for his crimes, including Shemar Moore's "cornrows" in Diary of a Mad Black Woman!

    Shemar Moore in a bad cornrows wig
    Lionsgate

    11. And let us not forget Tyler Perry was also responsible for Mehcad Brooks' wig in A Fall From Grace.

    Mehcad Brooks wearing a bad wig of a high fade haircut
    Netflix

    12. Nicole Kidman's wig in Top of the Lake looked like the dust ball you would find under your fridge.

    Nicole Kidman wearing a flimsy gray wig
    BBC UKTV

    13. Michael C. Hall's wig in Dexter flashbacks made me think he was a Belieber.

    Michael C. Hall wearing a wig with long bangs
    Showtime

    14. Taylor Lautner's dry wig in Twilight and Twilight: New Moon made it seem like Jacob didn't even wash his hair.

    Taylor Lautner wearing a very long wig
    Summit Entertainment

    15. Peter Dinklage's wig in The Boss made him look like a teenager going through his emo phase.

    Peter Dinklage in a wig with long bangs that swoop to one side
    Universal Pictures

    16. Jennifer Lawrence's wig in the X-Men movies were just...no.

    Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique with poorly slicked back orange hair
    20th Century Fox

    17. Vincent Kartheiser's hairline in Mad Men was ROUGH.

    Vincent Kartheiser with his hairline pushed way back
    AMC

    18. I thought Cassie Steele's blonde hair in Degrassi: The Next Generation was a fever dream, but no, it was real.

    Cassie Steele with orange-tinted blonde hair and bangs
    CTV

    19. I just need to know who was responsible for putting this mop on Anthony Anderson's head in Scary Movie 3 and calling it dreads.

    Anthony Anderson in a bad dreadlocks wig
    Dimension Films

    20. Cobie Smulders was kinda giving Lord Farquaad in the How I Met Your Mother flash-forward scenes.

    Cobbie Smulders in a short, shiny black bob wig
    20th Century Fox

    21. You know why Constance Wu's bangs were so big in Hustlers? It's because they were full of secrets.

    Constance Wu wearing a wig with huge bangs
    STXfilms

    22. Emma Stone's wig in The Help was almost as problematic as the film.

    Emma Stone with a short, curly wig
    Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    23. I can't believe someone thought this was a believable wig for Kate Mara in Fantastic Four.

    Kate Mara in an obvious wig
    20th Century Fox

    24. Something about Sarah Jessica Parker's short bob in Sex and the City was just...off.

    Sarah Jessica Parker with a short curly bob
    HBO

    25. Nina Dobrev's wigs in the series finale of The Vampire Diaries actually made me cackle.

    Nina Dobrev wearing obvious wigs as Elena and Katherine
    The CW

    26. I know Sasha Pieterse's bangs on Pretty Little Liars don't look great, but it's not as bad as, wait for it...

    Sasha Pieterse with ill-styled bangs
    Freeform

    27. ...Lucy Hale's pink hair and Bumpits in Pretty Little Liars!

    Lucky Hale with a Bumpit and pink highlights
    Freeform

    28. Shailene Woodley's bangs in Season 2 of Big Little Lies kept me up at night.

    Shailene Woodley with very short bangs
    HBO

    29. Shane Kippel's hair in Season 4 of Degrassi: The Next Generation made me want to scream.

    Shane Kippel with half his head shaved and the other half grown out long with highlights
    CTV

    30. This list would be incomplete without Katherine Langford's bob-style wig in 13 Reasons Why.

    Katherine Langford in a short, stringy bob wig
    Netflix

    31. Corey Hawkins' wig in The Walking Dead didn't even try to look like it was actually growing from his scalp.

    Corey Hawkins in a obvious dreadlocks wig
    AMC

    32. Charlie Weber's flashback wig in How to Get Away With Murder was the real enemy all along.

    Charlie Weber in an obvious wig
    ABC

    33. And Liza Weil's flashback wig wasn't much better.

    Liza Well in an obvious wig
    ABC

    34. Sorry, but Stephen Amell's wig in the flashbacks for Arrow made him look like a menace to society.

    Stephen Amell with an awkward haircut
    The CW

    35. Angelina Jolie's bangs in Girl, Interrupted were...chaotic.

    Angelina Joile with extremely short bangs
    Columbia Pictures

    36. I still want to know why Rita Ora was in Fifty Shades of Grey and why she was given a flapper's bob.

    Rita Ora in flapper style wig
    Universal Pictures

    37. Kiernan Shipka's white wig in the Season 1 finale of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina was definitely one of the most chilling things I've ever seen.

    And Kiernan Shipka in a short, white obvious bob wig
    Netflix

    38. And lastly, every wig that has made its way onto the heads of the Riverdale cast members has left me in awe.

    Madelaine Petsch in a black stringy wig, Camila Mendes in obvious long wig, and Lili Reinhart in a terrible black bob wig
    The CW

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