facebook
twitter
search
search

American Idol alum Jason Castro loses his dreadlocks

Dec. 25, 2013 at 2:40 PM

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Former American Idol contestant Jason Castro announced he's chopped off his dreadlocks.

The season seven alumnus announced his decision in a Twitter message: "The day has come. #GoodbyeDreads," the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

A video clip posted on his Instagram account showed his sister Jackie brandishing the scissors as she lopped off the locks Jason had sported since his senior year at a Texas high school.

Castro, 26, didn't release a reason for the "dread"-ful action, but season nine runner-up Crystal Bowersox did the same thing last month.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
'Good Wife' showrunners say SB50 announcement CBS' way to 'honor' show
Kanye West renames upcoming album 'T.L.O.P.'
Elton John rides with James Corden for Carpool Karaoke
Angelina Jolie spotted with three new tattoos
Steve Harvey mocks 'Miss Universe' flub in new Super Bowl ad