June 10th, 2010
07:58 AM ET

'Simple' haircut back in style

Still can't decide on the perfect summer haircut? The answer is Simple - as in Simple Jack, the slow-witted character played by Ben Stiller in "Tropic Thunder."

Originated by Moe Howard of "The Three Stooges" in the 1930s, the style had all but disappeared until Simple Jack brought the bowl cut back in 2008. Now the look is enjoying a revival yet again thanks to artists like Rihanna and Lady Gaga.

In her new video "Alejandro," Gaga models the "Simple" in platinum while her male backup dancers wear it in jet-black. Last weekend, Rihanna created a buzz when she turned up at a concert in Spain with a shocking red do that would make Simple Jack proud.

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  1. Santa Monica

    These sometimes edgy takes on a classic look can be seen on the red carpet, runway, and city streets.

    September 24, 2010 at 10:06 am | Report abuse |
  2. Billy Lloyd

    I love the movie of Ben Stiller which is There is something about mary, nice love story and comedy."."

    July 9, 2010 at 8:36 am | Report abuse |
  3. darlene d

    That is a hairstyle not everyone can wear but if you have features like Rihanna, Lady Gaga or possibly Gwen Stefani,
    I think you can pull it off.

    June 10, 2010 at 6:05 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Odalice Feliz

    Watch out, she is looking hot!!!

    **~**Harley Quinzel~**~

    June 10, 2010 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |

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