When the “Cannot Really feel My Face” singer hit the purple carpet, gone was his signature beard and high-top haircut. As an alternative he sported a tapered Afro and a horseshoe mustache that will make Freddy Mercury proud. He accomplished the look with a navy swimsuit and white shirt.
It did not take lengthy for photos of his restyle to start out circulating on social media and followers flocked to Twitter to supply their two cents.
One person mentioned: “The Weeknd trying like he got here out of some 70s present with that new look. sort of dig it although???
One other insisted it was a “#Gamechanger.”
Whereas some likened him to Lionel Richie, Bruno Mars and El DeBarge, different comparisons weren’t so flattering.
A perplexed commentator wrote: “Is that this The Weeknd or the grandson of Pablo Escobar- Tuesday morning?”
One other mentioned: “I am a little bit involved about what this new mustache means for The Weeknd’s music.”
Memes quickly flooded the Twittersphere.
The Weeknd’s new look is greater than only a trend assertion. He just lately made his movie-acting debut within the crime drama “Uncut Gems,” alongside Adam Sandler, Idina Menzel, Julia Fox and Lakeith Stanfield.
The final time the 29-year-old turned this many heads was again in 2016, when he chopped off his trademark Jean-Michel Basquiat-inspired dreadlocks.
Explaining his dramatic change, he instructed Beats 1’s Zane Lowe: “The imaginative and prescient wasn’t there anymore,” he defined. “It was there after which identical to the music, it was getting actually unhappy. It was the best feeling of all time (chopping it off).
“It was so good. I may sleep higher, I felt lighter, and after I carry out, I carry out higher and really feel higher, it is cool. The perfect half about all of it, I get to put on f**king hats once more. Put on a f**king cap and stroll right into a restaurant and no one is aware of it is you, It is the best feeling.”