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Howie Mandel Gets Compared to Andy Warhol with New Platinum Blonde Wig: See Pic

The America's Got Talent Judge never shies away from having fun with his look.

By Jackie Manno

Howie Mandel just went blonde! Well, sort of.

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On September 14, the America's Got Talent Judge shared a funny picture of himself wearing a platinum layered blonde wig and thick black glasses on his official Instagram page. In the snapshot, the comedian committed to the bit, making a super serious expression while wearing a suit and tie in a dressing room. Many of the comments jokingly compared him to famed artist Andy Warhol, and we can't particularly deny the resemblance. 

"Andy Warhol that you 😂," commented one follower.

Mandel clearly loves to rock a wig. In July 2023, he posted a video wearing a bowler hat with faux brown bangs. The funnyman also wore a more unconventional wig choice when his granddaughter Abbey decided to give him a makeover by placing a bunch of tissue paper and spoons on his head.

"What is it for? Where can I go like this?" he teased to Abbey as she giggled. 

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Howie Mandel's hair looks throughout the years.

Despite his signature bald look now, Mandel actually did sport a full head of hair back in the day, as evidenced by many throwback photos he's shared. When he was on his high school wrestling team in the 70s, he had a luscious shaggy hairdo that was totally on trend for the time.

"This is me 1972." he captioned the Instagram post. 

Howie Mandal on a red carpet for America's Got Talent smiling wearing glasses and a hat

This May, he posted a vintage picture of him and Denzel Washington on the set of St. Elsewhere in the '80s, and Mandel sported dark, thick curls. 

"#time this show ended 35 years ago yesterday," Mandel wrote on the post. 

Then, on August 28, Mandel shared a clip of him performing a standup routine in the 90s. There, he had jet black hair and a goatee. 

"#young #comedy #90s," Mandel wrote on the video. 

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In a recent red carpet interview with NBC Insider, Mandel talked about his signature style. 

“Because most of my hair right now is in my ears and my nose, so when I can display it outside of those orifices, it’s just special,” he joked.

Then, he poked some fun at himself when asked about how he embraces his baldness. "Do I have a choice? How do you know I’m embracing it? I love turtles, and I think I look like a turtle,”  he told us. 

Well, turtles are pretty cool.