Johnny Wright in 2009. (Dominic Bracco II for The Washington Post)

“Some people loved it and some people hated it and that’s what’s great about it.”

Johnny Wright, the hairstylist for Michelle Obama, discussing the first lady’s much-debated new bangs with His idea? “It was a collaborative effort. The first lady said she wanted to do something different.” Hmm, now is it just us, or does it look like she’s already growing them out again? See how they looked a month ago compared to this week. . .

Michelle Obama at an inaugural ball Jan. 21. (Paul Sancya/AP)

Announcing the Oscar for Best Picture from the White House, Sunday, February 24. (The White House via Getty Images)

Earlier: Johnny Wright, the man who styles Michelle Obama’s hair, 3/26/09

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