By Matthew Brooks
It’s no secret that the real star of the Stranger Things series is Joe Keery’s hair.
At least some people see it that way.
Playing bad boy turned lovable softie, Steve Harrington, Keery stood out from a notable cast with his luscious, upward-combed locks.
Whether or not it was true to the style of the 80s, his hair was iconic.
Behold a reminder of his glorious hair:
Then it all changed.
Joe Keery got a haircut.
therapist: joe keery with bangs can’t hurt you
joe keery with bangs: pic.twitter.com/WTd3MJhoxx
— mindy yorkes (@gertschase) September 13, 2019
Public outrage was swift. Reaction quickly turned from shock to mourning.
in memoriam: joe keery's immaculate hair
— tash dodich (@tash_dodich) September 14, 2019
Perhaps never before has a haircut caused such emotional torment.
I've never seen a haircut change someone's entire look as much as Joe Keery. pic.twitter.com/PVLYA3MvGO
— Sharayah V (@TheSharayah) September 14, 2019
Not to worry, though. If Netflix renews “Stranger Things” for a fourth season, the stylists can restore order, right?