Hold the Phone: Matt Damon Has a Ponytail

Matt Damon Ponytail - H 2015
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Matt Damon Ponytail - H 2015

The actor debuted his new long 'do at a press conference in China.

No, this is not a drill. Matt Damon has unleashed on the world a thick, slightly wavy ponytail. Somehow the typically clean-cut actor managed to keep his grown-out hair under wraps until taking the stage at a Beijing press conference for The Great Wall on Thursday.

His makeover is so surprising because he’s literally one of the last male celebrities we’d expect to see with long hair. Maybe Jared Leto passed him the baton while he’s rocking short slime-green locks for Suicide Squad?

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There’s no word yet whether this dramatic makeover is for a role — just a lot of shocked fans trying to process Damon’s new look. Considering he lives in a house with five females, Ben Affleck’s buddy should be getting some pretty good styling tips. So what kind of 'do do you think Damon will try next? Half-up, half-down? Man bun? Man braid