Liam Payne Debuts Blonde Hair After Maya Henry Breakup

Less than two weeks after Liam Payne and Maya Henry called off their engagement, the One Direction alum debuted his new 'do: "We're doing a little experiment as to whether blondes do have more fun."

By Elyse Dupre Jun 18, 2021 12:21 PMTags
Watch: Liam Payne & Maya Henry Split Less Than a Year After Engagement

Liam Payne's hair transformation is moving in one direction: blonde!

The 27-year-old singer said goodbye to his brunette tresses and hello to some lighter locks. 

"So, we're doing a little experiment as to whether blondes do have more fun," he said with a laugh in a June 18 Instagram Stories video. "I couldn't keep a straight face."

The verdict? "Not really finding that out," the artist continued, although waking up to a leak in his ceiling didn't help. "I haven't really had more fun than usual."

The style switch-up comes less than two weeks after fans learned that Payne and Maya Henry called off their 10-month engagement. The boy band alum confirmed he's single during a recent episode of Steven Bartlett's The Diary of a CEO podcast.

"I feel like more than anything at this point, I'm more disappointed in myself that I keep on hurting people. That annoys me," he shared. "I've just not been very good at relationships. And I know what my pattern of things is with relationships, I feel at this point. I'm just not very good at them. So, I just need to, like, work on myself before I put myself on to somebody else. And I feel like that's where I got to in my last relationship. I just wasn't giving a very good version of me anymore that I didn't appreciate and I didn't like being."

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Ultimately, Payne said he feels "better out of it" and that the split was the "best for both of us." And this new chapter is starting with a new 'do. To see more stars' hair transformations, scroll on.

Halle Berry

After sporting blonde highlights, the Monster Ball star dyed her naturally curly hair purple and attended an August 2022 boxing match, where she debuted her knockout style.

Doja Cat

The "Say So" singer debuted her brand new buzzcut during an Aug. 4 Instagram Live. "I feel like I was never supposed to have hair anyway," she shared. "I don't like having hair. I never liked having hair."

Karol G

"Two weeks of being in love with seeing myself in the mirror and not being able to show it," Karol G wrote on an Aug. 1 Instagram post to unveil her fiery new 'do. "So, when you see me in the streets and say: 'EaAaaa Maria BebEee that red hair looks gorgeous on you.'"

 

Maisie Williams

Winter is coming (well, in a few months anyway) but the Game of Thrones star's new 'do is here. Williams revealed her fresh buzzcut on Instagram in July 2022.

KJ Apa

The Riverdale star stunned fans when he shaved off his signature red hair in July 2022.

Lily James

After spending most of the year sporting dark hair, Lily James showed off her blonde locks in a series of Instagram Stories shared in July 2022.

Zayn Malik

The One Direction alum debuted his pink hair on Instagram in a July 2022 selfie.

Kourtney Kardashian

The reality star shared a selfie of herself with bangs to Instagram in July. Although, the look was only temporary.

Joey King

The actress debuted a major makeover at the Berlin premiere of Bullet Train on July 19, in which she dyed her hair bright pink and rocked an edgy bob.

Halsey

The "So Good" singer got into a '90s vibe and recently debuted a blonde mullet.

Dua Lipa

The pop star recently showed off her bright hot pink hairdo for her latest Puma collaboration, in which her hairstylist, Chris Appletondubbed, "Candy crush pink."

Ariana Grande

As she prepares to play Glinda the Good Witch in the film adaptation of the Broadway play Wicked, the singer and actress posted this photo of herself rocking blonde locks.

Chris Pine

The actor was seen sporting a full beard and long, shaggy blonde hair as part of his role in the upcoming film Poolman.  

Kristen Stewart

For her role in the upcoming romantic thriller Love Lies Bleeding, the actress chopped her locks into an edgy mullet style.

Tom Brady

The quarterback rocked red and orange hair as part of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation's Cut and Color for a Cure event on June 8.

Machine Gun Kelly

MGK calls himself "the Blonde Don" on Instagram, but in early June, he rocked a hot pink hair style to lunch with Megan Fox.

Cole Sprouse

Jughead, is that you? The Riverdale actor debuted a shockingly scraggly new look on Instagram in May 2022, perhaps for a not-yet-announced film or series project.

Kim Kardashian

Kim has also dyed her dark hair blond many times over the years, most recently in May 2022 for the Met Gala, where she channeled Marilyn Monroe.

Pete Davidson

The former SNL star has dyed his brown hair blond several times over the years, most recently in May 2022, matching his girlfriend Kim Kardashian.

Zendaya

The actress was spotted with a shorter cut while on the set of her new tennis movie Challengers in Lynn, Massachusetts on May 19, 2022.

Kit Harington

The Game of Thrones alum debuted his clean-shaven look at The Time Traveler's Wife New York premiere on May 11.

Chris Evans

The actor recently shaved off the mustache he sported for his role as a villainous CIA agent in Netflix's spy thriller The Gray Man.

JoJo Siwa

"Mayyyyy have done something todayyyy," the social media star wrote while teasing her new 'do.

Kris Jenner

Have you been keeping up with the momager's look? Kris revealed her new 'do on Instagram in April 2022.

Selena Gomez

Look at her now. The singer debuted her new bangs on TikTok after she finished filming season two of Only Murders in the Building in late March 2022.

Eiza González

The actress debuted her platinum blonde hair at a screening of her movie Ambulance in London on March 23.

Chris Pine

Before attending the 2022 Producers Guild Awards, the actor stepped out in a beard presumably for his character in the upcoming film Poolman.

Drake

The "Hotline Bling" rapper took to his Instagram Story on March 11 to reveal his new braids. 

Gigi Hadid

The supermodel went platinum in March 2022.

Chrishell Stause

The Selling Sunset star gave fans their first peek at her new bangs on Instagram in early March 2022. As she put it, "This is my Heidi Klum era."

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