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On Feb. 11, 2021, makeup artist and social media celebrity James Charles revealed a new hairstyle — or lack thereof — setting off something of an internet hullabaloo.
Stepping out of a car in front of the lens of photographer Kevin Wong, Charles revealed he had a newly clean-shaven head and stated that it was real:
Charles also posted images on his Twitter feed:
Some shared humorous takes on Charles' new look, like comparing his appearance to that of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
In the video embedded above, Charles stated that he recorded himself shaving his head. We will update this story if that video or other evidence is made public.