Leighton Meester Lightens Up Her Locks: Love It or Hate It?

04/29/2009 at 05:19 PM ET

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Gossip Girl‘s Queen Bee Leighton Meester might be known for her brown hair, but today in L.A. the actress showed off a buzz-worthy new honey blonde style. While it took us by surprise at first, we did remember that Leighton is actually a natural blonde who went brunette for her role in the hit show — so unlike Kim Kardashian, she’s returning to her true roots! Tell us: Do you prefer Leighton as a blonde, or should she go back to brunette?

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Julia Schelkun on

I like her as a blonde!!!! ooh i hope shes doing it for her role on entourage:)

mochababe73 on

No. First, Kim Kardashian and now Leighton. Brunettes of the world, unite!

Zain on

brunette is much better than blonde hair

Barbara on


Lyndsey on

Hate it! She looks better as a brunette.

Laura on

it looks like she did it with sun-in. hate it.

... on

Blonde! I love that she is trying something new although she’s a natural blonde, I’ve only seen her as a brunette.

Malin on

She never said that she’s a natural blonde – she said that she couldn’t remember anymore! I think everyone just assumed that she was – because she was blonde before GG.
I think that she’s so beautiful as a brunette – but as a blonde she looks MUCH younger and she’s a different type…

Clay on

Ooh no! She’s so beautiful with the dark hair, I mean normally I prefer blondes but she’s beautiful with the dark hair… I’m just not feeling her as a blonde…

maryann on

I think she’s prettier as a brunette and that’s what they wanted for her character, with her as a blonde she’s blend in with the other actresses on the show-especially Serena & Jenny.

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