Behold the mullet! 5 times celebs proved this haircut can be uber-stylish

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La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) star, Úrsula Corberó. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/WireImage)
La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) star, Úrsula Corberó. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/WireImage)

In an unlikely turn of events, the notoriously 'ugly' mullet hairstyle has become cool but edgy. We have increasingly been seeing fashion-forward celebrities give a crack at this hairstyle in their personalised attempts. 

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It’s probably only a matter of time until we see hairdressers advertising the retro cut or find ourselves experimenting with it. Sure, it may be a daring choice but a global pandemic period may be an opportune time to be bold with style choices since everything else has essentially been turned on its head.

It's safe to say the hairstyle that was almost exclusively associated with the likes of David Bowie and Die Antwoord’s Yolandi Visser has rebranded as the ‘modern mullet’.

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Zendaya, in true trendsetting fashion, sported the mullet hairstyle at the 2016 Grammy's – albeit to much criticism at the time. Now, only a few years later, the mullet has become the 'It' hair trend. 

Let’s look at five stars who absolutely nailed the mullet.

1. Rihanna

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Rihanna is seen in So

Rihanna is seen in Soho on 8 September 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic) 

2. Barbie Ferreira


Euphoria actress Barbie Ferreira attends the HBOs Official Golden Globes After Party on 5 January 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic) 

3. Úrsula Corberó


La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) star Úrsula Corberó  attends La Odisea De Los Giles (Heroic Losers) premiere during 67th San Sebastian Film Festival on 23 September  2019 in Spain. (Photo by Juan Naharro Gimenez/WireImage) 

4. Miley Cyrus

Singer Miley Cyrus attends the Tom Ford AW20 Show

Singer Miley Cyrus attends the Tom Ford AW20 Show at Milk Studios on 7 February 2020 in California. Photo by Mike Coppola/ FilmMagic/ Getty Images 

5. Halsey

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 22: Performing artist Hal

Performing artist Halsey visits SiriusXM Studios on 22 May 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images) 

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