Felicity chopped off her curly locks when she and Ben broke up. Carrie darkened her tresses after Big left her at the altar. And more recently (and off the big screen), Lindsay Lohan went back to her fire-red mane after she and Samantha Ronson split in April. Now that Miley and her man Justin Gaston have broken up, is it only a matter of time before her brown locks go blonde?

We've all made a radical hair move after a major breakup or breakdown. And guess what -- celebrities are just like us! Whether it's a drastic dye job or a razor-edge cut, these stars may have been hurting, but their hair still looked hot.

And really, that's all that matters.


Celebrity Post-Breakup Hair

    Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson's split on April 6, 2009, not only rocked the glossies but also Lilo herself. Two days later, she gets some ink and changes her hair from blonde back to red.

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    When "Across the Universe" star Evan Rachel Wood and creepy metal rocker Marilyn Manson broke up in early Nov. 2008, the starlet's locks went from goth to ginger.

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    We've all probably dated at least one deadbeat in our lives, but probably one not as bad as Anne Hathaway's conman ex Raffaello Follieri. With their breakup in June 2008, Hathaway got a cathartic haircut a week later that she showed off at the "Get Smart" press junket.

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    We've heard the rumors that crooner John Mayer told Jessica Simpson that he forced her to go brunette. But once the fling died down in May 2007 for the final time, Simpson drowned her sorrows -- and her hair – into a bottle of peroxide.

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    Singer Katy Perry and Gym Class Heroes frontman Travis McCoy kicked off their New Year by separating on Jan. 2, 2009. Instead of writing a new heartbreak song, the songstress went straight to the salon and turned her long hair into an edgy bob soon just in time for VH1's Critics Choice Awards on Jan. 6.

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    In early 2008, after experiencing a miscarriage followed by an abrupt breakup, Lily Allen decided to rid herself of some heartbreak by first cutting her hair soon a few days after the split then dying it platinum blonde in April 2008.

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    Britney Spears has gone through a slew of breakups. But her most recent split with paparazzi player Adnan Ghalib in January 2008 (along with getting off the crazy train), inspired Brit to say bye-bye to her black hair and show off her blonde ambition in May – just in time for her big comeback.

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    Sienna Miller and Jude Law may be one of Hollywood's hottest couples, but in October 2005, the two decided to call it quits for good. By November 2005, Miller had a new cropped do that surely turned heads on the red carpet.

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