Farewell, sexy Jesus.

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Jared Leto is many things: an Oscar winner, a rock star, a philanthropist… but no one would deny that his greatest achievement is having a great head of hair. His chest-length flowing locks and thick beard have broken hearts the world over. But now, those days are gone.

Leto will be appearing as the Joker in Suicide Squad, an upcoming movie focused on DC Comics villains. It'll be a real challenge for him, tackling a role that is indelibly associated with Cesar Romero. Even legendary actors like Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger couldn't pull it off. Leto is known as a method actor, so naturally he's going to have to look the part. That means: no more ponytail. Suicide Squad director David Ayer teased the cut with two tweets. First the before:

Sources: Billboard