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Kate Middleton Got a Royal Haircut

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Kate Middleton, she of the indestructible brown curls and not-really-but-let's-go-with-it bangs, has gotten a haircut. Not just any haircut: It's quite possibly the shortest her hair has been since becoming Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.

At today's ICAP Charity Day in London, Kate debuted her new, nearly shoulder-length cut (still with slight bangs!). Though it's not quitelob, which is defined as hair that comes down to the shoulders, the newly flippy ends make for a markedly different look.

And luckily, due to the many activities of the day, the world got to see Kate Middleton's new hair in a variety of environments. Here's Kate Middleton's hair outside:

Here's Kate Middleton's hair talking to Prince William:

Here's Kate Middleton's hair inside (and laughing with some Simpsons characters?):

Kate Middleton's hair chatting on the phone:

Kate Middleton's hair even played ping-pong:

No word yet on what Prince Harry's beard thinks of Kate Middleton's hair, but hopefully it will include lots of theatrical facial expressions.

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