05/28/2013 03:05 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Galifianakis' Goatee Catches Everyone By Surprise (PHOTOS)

Like Posh and Becks or peanut butter and jelly, Zach Galifianakis and his beard are inextricably connected -- a match made in heaven, you could say. But "The Hangover" star decided to put that beautiful relationship on pause by shaving his beard into a goatee.

The new look, unveiled at "The Hangover Part III" premiere on Monday, must be seen to be believed:

The new hair:

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The old hair:

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