Leto's 'Suicide Squad' director, David Ayer, explained with a tweet that it's for his role as 'The Joker' in the 2016 film, 'Should we?'
The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor took to his Instagram on Monday, March 2, shared a black and white salon snap shot, featuring a pair of scissor-armed hands held up to his ponytail, ready to clip!
The 43-year-old star captioned the pic: "I miss my beard already"
His fans immediately expressed disappointment at his decision to shave his famous mane .
One wrote: @pinagap - "Nooooooo oh noooooo"
@gemmullen lamented: "I saw him give a post-oscar interview where he said the bun had to go soon. I was hoping he was joking"
@rtjones simply stated, "I'm devastated."
Nevertheless, Leto did tease the cut via Instagram on Feb. 28, when he posted a shot of himself with his signature mess of waves, captioned, "Going going… #?"
While Leto has mostly stayed numb on the chop, his Suicide Squad director, David Ayer, explained with a tweet that it's for his role as 'The Joker' in the 2016 film, 'Should we?'
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