Tom Holland defends his new haircut after fans roast him for it

15 October 2019, 13:18 | Updated: 15 October 2019, 13:28

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Tom Holland loves Tom Holland's new hair cut and that's that on that.

Tom Holland's recent makeover sent the internet into meltdown mode last week, when he revealed a buzz cut for his upcoming movie project Cherry, which is out next year. Fans have grown used to the British actor's signature brown waves and to say his new look came as a shock would be the ultimate understatement. Fans may not be entirely convinced but at least one person likes the new look and that's...Tom Holland himself.

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Speaking alongside Jake Gyllenhaal at ACE Comic-Con, Tom Holland gushed about Cherry and revealed just how much he's loving his new hairdo.

2019 ACE Comic Con Midwest
2019 ACE Comic Con Midwest. Picture: Getty

"I mean really like it. I don't know about you, but I really really like it," he told the excited audience. "It's so much easier to manage. Quick towel dry and you're done. I have no mousse in here...nothing."

In essence, Tom is you anytime you get a low maintenance hairstyle and get to cut your morning routine in half.

Last week, Tom's new hair was revealed after he recorded a greeting for a fan, presumably at the request of their dad.

Fans "mourned" the actor's longer locks and even compared him to "Caillou" – a bald cartoon child.

Tom's hair isn't the only physical transformation he's undergoing for Cherry. Tom revealed that he's been on a strict diet for the last month in preparation for the role. He also called the project "a really tough job" but said he "can't wait to dive into it".

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Per IMDb, Cherry is about "an Army medic suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder [who] becomes a serial bank robber after an addiction to drugs puts him in debt". Sounds gritty.

Spider-Man fans do not despair, though. The Peter Parker you all know and love is due back in theatres in 2021 for the third, and currently untitled, Spider-Man flick. And, yes, Tom's hair will definitely have grown back before then.

H/T: Insider

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