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Judge Judy Changes Her Signature Short Hairstyle To An Entirely New Look, But Many Fans Are Not Impressed

Date May 8, 2019 16:24

Fans were used to seeing Judy Sheindlin, better known as Judge Judy, with the same short hairstyle she had for years.

Judge Judy Changes Her Signature Short Hairstyle To An Entirely New Look, But Many Fans Are Not ImpressedJudge Judy Changes Her Signature Short Hairstyle To An Entirely New Look, But Many Fans Are Not ImpressedGetty Images / Ideal Image

Recently, however, America’s favorite judge ventured to try an entirely new look.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The 76-year-old celebrity judge grew out her hair, and is currently sporting a low ponytail. What inspired her to change the iconic look she had for decades?

Judge Judy explains the dramatic hairstyle change

Entertainment Tonight caught up with Judge Judy at the Daytime Emmy Awards. When asked about her new hairdo, she gave a very straightforward, no-nonsense answer.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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She said:

That will require a very honest answer.

It used to take me an hour to ready for work ... or even to go out for dinner. Hair, curling, blowing.

Judge Judy Changes Her Signature Short Hairstyle To An Entirely New Look, But Many Fans Are Not ImpressedJudge Judy Changes Her Signature Short Hairstyle To An Entirely New Look, But Many Fans Are Not ImpressedGetty Images / Ideal Image

It doesn’t come as a surprise. Judge Judy is a practical woman, and the new hairstyle is a time-saver! And, although not everyone likes her new hair, it only matters that she likes it. She told ET:

I like it. It's comfortable and easy. And it's here to stay!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Reactions on social media

Although some see Judge Judy’s ponytail as a welcome hairstyle change, others find it hard to get used to it and insist her old hairstyle looked much better.

Here are a few reactions:

And what do you think? Which Judge Judy’s hairstyle do you prefer?