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Jennifer Hudson Hairstyle

Looking good, Jennifer Hudson! The 33-year-old has been rocking a pixie cut over the past few months, but the American Idol alum flaunted her new buzz cut in a gorgeous Instagram snap on Aug. 14. What do you think of her hair makeover?!

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But as she revealed to Vogue.com, her short-hair icon reference was in fact the great Grace Jones, the fashion and music legend who fiercely made an aerodynamic flat-top fade de rigueur in the seventies and eighties. Giddily discussing her transformation, Hudson cited her recent move to New York City to star in Broadway’s The Color Purple this fall as the impetus for the change.

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The individualistic style of her fellow Manhattanites inspired her to create a look that complemented her artistry, which she describes as “always changing.” No hair, don’t care! Jennifer Hudson has been rocking her bold, buzzed crop for a few weeks now, and it seems that the Empire actress is finally ready to embrace the style.

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The American Idol alum first debuted her haircut at “A Sweet Evening With Jennifer Hudson,” co-hosted by Michigan Avenue Magazine and Art Van Furniture at the Waldorf Astoria Chicago on July 30.

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