09/06/2012 12:34 pm ET

Rihanna Haircut: Singer Rocks Super-Short Hairdo Before VMAs

Yes, the ever fashion-forward singer has pulled a Miley and chopped off her locks in advance of the MTV Video Music Awards. X17 Online has photos of the 24-year-old "We Found Love" singer rocking her new short-and-sweet hairdo outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles, where she was rehearsing for tonight's show.

RiRi's scheduled VMA performance is the first after a much-documented summer of partying and yachting in ritzy St. Tropez; she is rumored to be performing with ex-flame Chris Brown.

For more photos of Rihanna's new 'do, click through to x17online.com.

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