jared leto's legendary hair is no more

tear.

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Jared Leto's long, lustrous mane is no more. The hippie hairstyle that had become Leto's signature look over the last couple of years fell victim to a pair of scissors earlier today, when filmmaker David Ayer tweeted out the following image: 

 

That's the back of Jared Leto's head, as the actor begins preparations for his role as the Joker, in Ayer's movie Suicide Squad, which is about a bunch of super villains teaming up to run dangerous black ops missions for the government. Leto, in his first role after winning Best Supporting Actor last year, will be joined by Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, Joel Kinnaman, and Jai Courtney. When asked over the weekend what Leto's version of the Joker will be like, Ayer used one word: "Majestic." We'd like to add to that description, "Short-haired."