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Chip Gaines Has Shaved His Head, But It's Not A Fashion Statement

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A Fixer Upper star is sporting a bald new hairdo. It's not for aesthetics, but rather charity.

HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines have been recent fixtures in the media spotlight, from divorce allegations to the ending of their hit show.

The duo have taken advantage of their rising fame by expanding their brand with their own store, a magazine, home improvement books, and launching a clothing line in partnership with Target.

With their popularity at an all time high, the Gaines used their notoriety for a good cause.

Last week, Chris asked his fans to donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, in exchange for him cutting his hair through #OperationHaircut. How much he trimmed his mane was dependent on the total amount raised.

"...the more money we raise over the next FOUR days, the shorter my hair goes," he said.

It’s come to my attention that most of you hate my current hairstyle. But how MUCH do you hate it? Now’s the time to put your money where your mouth is. ⠀ ⠀ So here's the deal: Next week, Jo and I are visiting the beautiful kids at Target House with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. No family ever pays @StJude for treatment, travel or food—so basically, we want to bring them a giant check from YOU to help cover costs—lets come together to do something big to bless these kiddos. ⠀ ⠀ Donate to @StJude through the link in my profile, and the more money we raise over the next FOUR days, the shorter my hair goes. That's a promise. And, who knows, maybe if you really exceed my expectations...I'll buzz it all off. #OperationHaircut

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True to his word, Chip cut off luscious locks, and it didn't disappoint.

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