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Say what you will about Downton Abbey, it was enormously popular all around the world and made movie stars out of some if its cast, we didn’t really watch it for the hot guys. Let’s be honest here, we watched mainly for Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess, living for her eye rolls, side eye and razor-sharp quips sharp enough to slice an ornately carved ottoman in half.
Long hair on guys has always been a bit of a bone of contention when it comes to the gays. In our often futile mission to appear masculine or prioritise masculinity, hair has been the one of the markers you can control. A short shaved ‘do is less trouble and gives the impression that perhaps you’re a marine or in the army if you squint your eyes and don’t say anything.