Is Blake Shelton's New Haircut an Homage to Joe Exotic?
Blake Shelton is offering up an update to anyone following his hair evolution and it looks like he and his girlfriend Gwen Stefani are just like everyone else — they watched Netflix's Tiger King over the weekend. Case in point: In Shelton's latest "quarantine mullet update," he showed off a look pulled straight from the show's lead, Joe Exotic.
Shelton's fans already know that he's going back to his '90s roots and returning to his mullet days, but Stefani's mastery of clippers offered up a new, very tiger-inspired update. Yes, she gave Shelton tiger stripes. In a tweet, Shelton says that she "decided to take it to the next level" with the new addition.
Post-buzz, Shelton and Stefani posed for a camo-festooned photo session. Shelton captioned the image, "Our first quarantine photo shoot."
Shelton's mullet is in direct reaction to the quarantine. He explained that because everything he had planned was canceled, there was no reason not to do it.
"I have an announcement. With basically EVERYTHING I had scheduled being canceled for the foreseeable further [sic] @gwenstefani and I have made a decision together. I am growing my mullet back as a symbol of hope or some shit like that.. Anyway it’s coming back! For real. Stay tuned..." he wrote.
People adds that he was thinking about bringing back the look in 2017, when he was crowned with the Sexiest Man Alive title.
"When I think of sexy, I think of my heroes and Billy Ray Cyrus was one of them," he told Ellen DeGeneres. "With this new power that has been bestowed on me, I can bring the mullet back which makes it okay for any of us to have them."