11/28/2011 12:40 pm ET | Updated Nov 28, 2011

Do Most Men Prefer Long Hair On Women?

A week or two ago I was reading an interview with adorable and smart actress Michelle Williams, whose perfect pixie haircut I have long coveted with the fiery heat of a thousand hot suns, and in the interview, she explained that she keeps her hair short to remember the late Heath Ledger, whom she says was, "…the one straight man who has ever liked short hair."

Williams elaborated on her signature short haircut, noting that her five-year-old daghter Matilda Ledger wants her mama to grow it out, but that Williams says that in addition to remembering Matilda’s father by keeping it short, she also feels more herself with the close crop. However, she says she’s aware that the haircut isn't something that potential male romantic partners are likely to go for, saying, "Of course, the only people who like it are gay men and my girlfriends. Straight men across the board are not into this hair!"

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