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Hair follies of the rich and famous

In a week that saw Wayne Rooney admit he has had a hair transplant - we take a closer look at five other memorable celebrity barnets.

In a week that saw Wayne Rooney admit he has had a hair transplant - and post a picture of it on Twitter - we take a closer look at five other memorable celebrity barnets.

Take Five… tut tat

Some thought comedian turned actor, Jamie Foxx had lost his head when he first displayed a tribal tattoo stretching from ear to ear. He's recently been spotted with his entire scalp inked. Let's hope these latest designs are for his forthcoming film Horrible Bosses.

Take Four… wig and pen

Phil Spector's hair almost overshadowed court proceedings when the music mogul was convicted of murder back in 2009. From platinum pudding-bowl-cuts to oversized afros, his penchant for wigs became as famous as his crimes. He is currently serving a 19-year jail sentence in California.

Take Three… close shave

The pop princess Britney Spears did a Sinead O'Connor and shaved her head in 2007 shortly after announcing her divorce from Kevin Federline. Wouldn't it have been simpler to wash that man right out of her hair?

Take Two… straight up

Grace Jones first adopted her trademark right-angled haircut in the late 1970s when she found fame with a string of dance-club hits. Neither her style nor her steely attitude have softened much in three decades and her hair is still crazy after all these years.

Take One…. blonde ambition

What can we say about Donald Trump's do that hasn't been said before? Let's leave it to the man himself, who told Rolling Stone last month: "I get a lot of credit for comb-overs. But it's not really a comb-over. It's sort of a little bit forward and back."