Ashton Kutcher on His Haircut: 'Jesus Wanted His Look Back'

03/14/2012 at 04:30 PM ET

Ashton Kutcher HairKevin Parry for PaleyFest

Charlie Sheen wasn’t the only thing cut from the Two and a Half Men set this season: Ashton Kutcher‘s scruff recently got the ax as well.

“Jesus wanted [his look] back so I gave it to him,” Kutcher joked of his clean-shaven face and short hair at a PaleyFest panel in Los Angeles Monday.

In reality, it was the show’s writers — not divine intervention — that were responsible for Kutcher’s new look: his character, Walden Schmidt, was introduced in the CBS series’ ninth season premiere with long locks and a shaggy beard that have since disappeared.

“We wanted to tell a story about being in a relationship and being pressured to change,” show creator Chuck Lorre said of Walden’s budding relationship with Zoey (Sophie Winkleman). “Walden pushed back and said, ‘You can’t change me. This is who I am.’ But once she stopped trying he got a haircut and changed.”

So what does Kutcher think of his new look?

“I actually was enjoying looking homeless,” he joked.

“People just gave him quarters,” added costar Jon Cryer. Tell us: What do you think of Kutcher’s clean-cut look?

–Patrick Gomez


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Lianna Burns on

Ashton Kutcher looks like a demon

Grace on

That’s a horrible thing to say. I’m disappointed in him.

SammieJo on

Why is he still around? He plays the same character over and over.

PR on

I think he’s a cutie – doesn’t matter if his hair is long or short. Unfortunately, he’ll always be Kelso to me, no matter what role he takes on.

SnookieBoo on

He looks like a troll. Never thought he was good looking or cute at all. And he can’t act.

jojo on

he can’t act and neither can that brit… sad, the show totally sucks. berta, jake and allen make that show. kutcher will always play a dumb role. sad.

Sam on

Cue all the CRAZY Christians (I know it’s not all Christians) that will take offense to this comment. Lighten up.

Juneeeebug on

I’m Christian and I think it’s funny.

Lauren on

He looks older than Demi in this pic.

Just saying. :P

Annababe on

I for one am soooo glad he got rid of that scruff. Clean shaven and nicely groomed hair looks much much better. Now Ashton please spread the word to Brad Pitt too would ya>? Jesus wants his hair and beard back from his scruffy face too. Why hide such handsome faces anyway? To me it just looks like the man is too lazy to groom himself. And I am not talking about those beards that ARE being trimmed and sculpted. But the stars (or men in general) who go around with beards untrimmed, hair going every which way with the scraggly look. Sorry guys it doesn’t look nice it just looks so unkempt and dirty to me. And that’s my opinion…what do you other women think?

LE on

He looks so old!

Melissa on

I saw this picture and simply thought “Dr Oz”. My age is showing…

Dana on

He is without doubt the WORST actor. The show sucks. The costars must be embarrased to say their lines and Ashton is an idiot actor with an implausible role to play.

trinspin on

When will this D-Bag shut his pie hole. Asston you are a FAR CRY from Jesus… obviously the people monitoring your mouth failed on this one.. Epic Fail!

Jon on

Eh, it’s ok, but I’ve seen much better!

move on on

so many more important things to think about than Ashton’s hair and scruff; let’s move on. Oh, and Ashton: Jesus loves you!!

Becky on

I think he was hot with the long hair, and please, please get Zoey off the show!!! Walden needs to find a new girlfried. She isn’t even remotely funny, and the show is supposed to be funny! Get rid of her and bring Rose back!

Chanda on

How pretentious of him to think he was”giving anything back to Jesus!!?” Who does he think he is?…Charlie Sheen???

Les on

Could care less about his looks, he’s a damn cheater and that won’t change no matter what he looks like.

Dachsiegrrl on

He looks like Bruce Jenner now. Makes him look older.

Rae on

I really don’t care how the man wears his hair. I don’t think much of him any ways.

LBM on

The new Two and a Half men grows on you. I watched the Christmas repeat the other night about the gorilla and it was quite funny. I do like the clean cut look better. He and Jon Cryer might pull this off. I hope they do.

americanmom on

Too bad he wasn’t cut from two and a half men. The Jesus remark wasn’t insulting to me since I believe Jesus has to have a sense of humor with all those republicans running around acting all judgmental and all… but really he has brought nothing to the show.

margaret on

Gosh dont know what anyone sees in him – he is not that good looking, he can not act, and he is no Charlie!

TB on

He looks much much better without all the scruff.

Bonnie on

he’s even uglier, if that’s possible. . .

Maggie on

What a jerk. Poking fun at homeless people and putting himself on the same level as Jesus. I’m not uber religious but seriously. I am so over arrogant Hollywood-they really believe they are above the rest of us -those of us that pay their bread and butter. Better hope you are never homeless Jack!

Guest on

Ashton, I thought you were into Ka-babble. I don’t think it’s smart to joke about Jesus hair when you cheated on your wife when you were married. It’s time to grow up; start acting your age.

Dianne on

Ashton is handsome and funny. Im a Christian and don’t take offense at his comment. People need to learn to laugh at themselves. Move on people, who cares what Ashton does. It’s his life….now go live your own……sheesh

Carol on

He looks ADORABLE again, I just HATE long hair on a man.

Tshape on

I find his body more attractive then his head, and that’s not saying much…but he looks far more attractive with a cleaner cut.

Actually, I never really liked that look back in the 70’s, yet all the females loved it, some still do. So each his own.

martha on

He looks 100% better…..isn’t not as funny as Charlie Sheen on Two and half men so I don’t watch it anymore plus “Allan” needs to go as living off someone esle at that age is boring,

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lis on

he’s looking like Charlie Sheen now…

Melissa on

I cannot stand him! He is not funny, just plain irritating. He needs grow up and start acting his age….

Lorraine on

inf he hadn’t married Demi, he would be a NOBODY. nobody cares what his hair is doing or not doing. bye bye

boohoobytch on

….evil manifests itself on peoples faces when they in fact are evil – this is why some people literally look evil

Rose on

Who cares? He still can’t act doesn’t the ratings tell Chuck Lorre that?

victory on

I hated that shaggy, dirty hair look Ashton had going on for awhile. Thank goodness, he looks wonderful clean shaven and a short haircut. Keep it going.

Cam on

Not an Ashton fan. It matters not.

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Lydia on

He looks so different, better, but older. Something about him makes him look far older than his actual age. I don’t care for his acting, or him as a person, from what I read about him. However, perhaps he will grow from his mistakes (cheating on his ex-wife), and all of the partying, and will now live the life of a mature man. I wish him well.

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Stella on

There is not a single thing attractive about AK, inside or out. He is still married and already involved with another female who couldn’t hope to compare herself to lovely Demi Moore. AK is bad/outdated news.

whocares on

Why is this tool relevant?

starfish on

What a jerk this guy is. And he’s looking worse for the wear. What goes around, comes around.

Inez on

I like the clean cut look better.

cj on

well, if he had Tom Cruises’ acting talents & looks, 2.5 men might be good. but it’s NOT. boring, silly come to mind. as far as his short hair goes: not attractive. since leaving Demi: he looks even less attractive.

jenn on

What an obscene, vulgar, and extremely offensive statement for him to make about why he cut his hair. I’m amazed he even knows who Jesus is. Sad, sad, sad.

Marie Mullin on

Never did think he was a stud.Stick with someone your own age. He is a twin. kind of a smart ass.

susan gunn on

I LOVED Ashtons hair LONGER myself!
now he looks so ….boring.

latonya smith on

Why is Ashton even relevant?
He is a teenager in a 31 year old body. He’s not funny, can’t act and lack serious judgement…
Why did he marry demi moore when he knew age difference…a cheat is a cheat is a cheat….

Tara on

He looks like a young Dr. Oz!!!

Debra on

And Charlie Sheen COULD act? Give me a break. Ashton is much better looking than Charlie and funnier than Charlie. Charlie was a jack ass, so get over it.

Julie on

I love him so much. I think he is funny as anything
in his movies!! I loved his smile too. However,
his hair is still just too long for me here.

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Kathleen Smith on

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Sandie on

After reading some of the things sad abooooou h People are so mean at what they say!!! No one has the right to judge till they take a long look at them selfs.



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