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14 Reasons Hayley Williams Is The Perfect Punk Role Model

Paramore's frontwoman is passionate, fashionable, and her stage presence is as fiery as her hair. Here's every reason to love this pop-punk goddess.

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This is Hayley Williams.

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The Franklin, Tennessee, native scored a deal with Atlantic Records at the tender age of 14. Her managers wanted to sign her as a solo pop artist but she objected; grrrl wanted to play in an "alternative" rock band.

OK, so maybe, like, a million slightly angsty angels.

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Whatever, feeling all the feelings also means you're "soulful," right?

She's the frontwoman of the band Paramore.

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They were a pop-punk band that formed in 2004 and wrote songs about being young and paranoid. Now they're a rock band that play arenas all over the world, and they still write songs about being young and paranoid.

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Thank god for the internet: There are only about 1 million photographs of Hayley and Gwen wearing the same stuff. I wonder if they shop together. Or at the same place. Or have the same stylist. How does fashion work?

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She is wearing a studded fanny pack. SHE IS WEARING A STUDDED FANNY PACK!!

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14. And despite whatever your shortcomings are, she's still into you.

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