The Long and Short of Celebrity Hair (PHOTOS)

Emma Watson ignited a firestorm of controversy this week when she debuted her dramatically short new hairdo. Many wondered: Was it too tomboy-ish? Is it for a new role? What will this mean for America’s still-fragile economic recovery?

But Watson is far from the first show-biz babe to switch things up by chopping most of her hair off. Click through our photo gallery to see Watson’s scissors-happy predecessors and let us know in the comments: Do you like them better long and flowing, or short and choppy?