Katie Maloney showed off a new look. The 35-year-old “Vanderpump Rules” star shared a selfie after getting a hair makeover, and fans reacted enthusiastically.
In March 2022, Maloney and her husband, Tom Schwartz, announced that they were ending their marriage. But before they broke up, Schwartz once joked about Maloney’s shorter hair after cutting several inches off her long locks. In an earlier episode of “Vanderpump Rules,” Schwartz called Maloney’s haircut a “Karen haircut,” according to BravoTV.com. The Tom Tom partner later withdrew, writing on Instagram: “Life pro tip: never tell your wife she has a Karen haircut. Jokes aside, I love her hair so much it is [fire].”
In October 2022, a now single Maloney got a new cut, and instead of a response from Schwartz, she heard from fans.
In an Instagram selfie shared in October 2022, Maloney showed off a new, angular haircut that came just down to her chin. On her Instagram story, she tagged her hairdresser and added the caption: “When [Mara Aghdami] comes and hits you with her [scissors].”
Several fans commented on Maloney’s new look in the comment section. Some said they preferred the ‘Vanderpump Rules’ star with longer hair, but others liked the short ‘do’.
“Yes, of course! I love a good bob!” a fan wrote. “That takes guts. Looks great,” said another. “She looks great now that she’s not with Tom!” another commenter broke out.
Maloney has long been known for her mirror selfies, but she’s upped her game since splitting from Schwartz. For the past few months, she’s been sharing bathing suit photos and photos of her clubbing outfits, but a recent look surprised even longtime followers.
In a photo shared on Instagram in October 2022, just before getting her hair cut, Maloney posed in front of her bedroom mirror wearing a black t-shirt, black miniskirt and black shoes with white socks and sunglasses. “Punk Rock, Let’s Go,” she captioned the post.
Fans reacted to Maloney’s new side. “Katie, you seem really happy these days and just a completely different person. i’m happy to see this side of you,” wrote one fan. “The divorce looks good on you, Doll. Can’t wait to see all you do alone,” added another.
Other fans said Maloney radiated “2022 Wednesday Adams” vibes. “The socks and shoes are Michael Jackson vibes and I love it!” added another fan. Others called Maloney a “punk rock princess.”
In the past, Maloney has been the target of social media for some of her fashion choices. In 2020, she was slammed for an outfit she wore to a pre-Oscars brunch. According to People, Maloney’s ‘Vanderpump Rules’ bestie, Stassi Schroeder, came to her defense on Instagram, writing, “Anyone chatting about Katie’s amazing alternative Paris-chic Carrie Bradshaw look can now shave their backs.”
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