TV star unrecognisable after first haircut in 17 years

Marni Dixit
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer

Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson has shocked his family after getting his first haircut in 17 years.

While his beard was mostly left untouched, Willie's hair got a huge change. Normally sporting a shoulder-length curly 'do, he chose to go for a short back and sides cut with a little bit of length left on top.

Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson has shocked his family after getting his first haircut in 17 years. Photo: Getty

Willie shared a video on Instagram of his new haircut, writing, "Everyone else is going back to the barber, I figured I should try it too. #17years."

In the video, Willie surprises his family, many of whom didn't even recognise him and walked right past him.

The first member of the family to be surprised by the star's new look was Korie, his wife.

At first, she walked right past him at a restaurant and it wasn't until he approached her near her car that she realised who he was.

Clearly shocked, she exclaimed, "What in the world?!" When she realised it was her husband she laughingly added, "I feel like I kind of looked at you and thought you looked familiar," saying she thought maybe it was someone from church.

Taking to Instagram, Korie shared a selfie of herself and Willie, writing, "SURPRISE!! @realwilliebosshog shocked us all with a major after-quarantine haircut, ha! We haven’t seen his neck in 15 years... I love this man! He’s cute and he always keeps life interesting."

She added that Willie had even bought a new shirt so that no one would recognise him based on his clothing.

Willie also surprised his daughter, Bella, 17, who did a quick double-take before realising it was her dad and then dropped to the ground in shock.

Sadie, 22, was just as shocked with her husband Chrisian Huff asking if Willie was wearing a wig.

Fans were quick to comment on the video with one person saying he "looks very dapper", another added it "makes you look younger".

Some weren't so sold on the look with one fan writing, "Grow it back my friend."

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