Thank You, Bruce Willis, For Making Bald Beautiful

March 27, 2015 6:35 PM

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Thank You, Bruce Willis, For Making Bald Beautiful

I can think of no better way to celebrate Bruce Willis' 60th birthday than by thanking him for making the world better for bald men everywhere. Sure, a celebrity's birthday is an excellent opportunity to examine their professional work. And Bruce Willis has given us some pop culture dandies: Die Hard, The Sixth Sense, Look Who's Talking, and my personal favorite, Nobody's Fool, to name a few. But it was Bruce Willis deciding to shave his head for the role of Butch Coolidge in Pulp Fiction that made a definitive statement -- losing your hair can be cool. And in doing so he helped a lot of men, including this author, go from despair to determination.

It's hard to remember Bruce Willis with hair -- you really have to go back to the Moonlighting days. But hair he had -- and lots of it. And this is what made his transformation so important. Sure, there were other people with shaved heads around -- Yul Brynner, Telly Savalas, Michael Jordan, the Dal...

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