Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Elton John!

Elton John went from having no hair on the top of his head in his 20's to having lots of different types of hair throughout his adult life. You can tell when he has a wig most of the time because there isn't a clear part on his head. The hair just kind of sits there, using his head as a rest stop.

It was clear that his front hair was thin and receding fast. Yet about 40 years later here he is:

Some do argue that he has hair plugs too. I wouldn't be surprised if that were the case.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

William Shatner's Toupee

William Shatner's toupee has been a fascination to me for a long time. Looks like I'm not the only one. There is an entire blog dedicated to Shatner's Toupee.

Click here to check it out

Perhaps the truth will finally be revealed. Here's a possible toupee-less Shatner. A very very rare occasion:

Friday, July 24, 2009

James Nesbitt

Irish actor James Nesbitt (Murphy's Law, Millions, Match Point) seems to also be a magician. Somehow he has made hair appear on the top of his head. The below pics were taken a few months apart:


Tuesday, July 21, 2009

How would Tom Cruise look bald?

Here is a photo from the set of Tropic Thunder, where Tom Cruise made a hilarious appearance as studio exec Les Grossman. If you haven't seen it, I highly recommend it. And yes, Tom Cruise can actually be funny.

Blast from the Past: Robin Gibbs of Bee Gees

He had a great head of hair back in the day. Distracts from the rest of him. Here are some of his more recent hair pieces:

Whatever animal that hair piece is made of is definitely not Stayin' Alive. Here's what his hair line really looks like:

Jamie Kennedy!

Thanks to reader Blue Gold for bringing this to my attention.

Jennifer Love Hewitt's hue-less fiance Jamie Kennedy is thinner than J Love in more than one way. Check out this recent clip of the two love birds for a nice look at what is left of his hair line.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Blast from the Past: Paul Reubens!

Paul Reubens is better known as the guy who paid Pee Wee Herman. After his November 2002 arrest for misdemeanor possession of kiddie porn, we don't have to ask how he came up with the name Pee Wee. But in the last few years, pee wee refers to his hair line.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Don't touch Ne-yo's hats! Don't even think about it!

Thanks to reader BlueGold for passing along this awesome link. reports:

Do not touch Ne-Yo’s hat. We repeat, do NOT touch the hat. The star took things very seriously when out clubbing in London on Tuesday night, and got two fools who tried to take his trademark headgear thrown out of the West End spot.

“Two guys thought it would be hilarious to try to get Ne-Yo’s hat. But when they tried, security stepped in and they were quickly dispatched from the club,” says an onlooker.

Thankfully, the drama calmed down and Ne-Yo was able to continue partying with his coterie of former Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams — currently appearing in Chicago in the West End — and David Hasselhoff. The Hoff was in good form, spending the second night in a row at the club (obviously only drinking fizzy pop) and on the arm of a very young-looking brunette.

Guess he's more touchy about his hair line than we thought! Here's a pic of him without the hat:

Friday, July 17, 2009

R.I.P. Walter Cronkite


Walter Cronkite, the premier TV anchorman of the U.S. networks’ golden age who reported a tumultuous time with reassuring authority and came to be called “the most trusted man in America,” died Friday. He was 92.

Cronkite’s longtime chief of staff, Marlene Adler, said Cronkite died at 7:42 p.m. at his Manhattan home surrounded by family. She said the cause of death was cerebral vascular disease.

Adler said, “I have to go now” before breaking down into what sounded like a sob. She said she had no further comment.

Dane 'The Douchebag' Cook

I wonder how someone who isn't funny becomes so famous for being a comedian? calls him the Bret Michaels of comedians. Another website called him the Gallagher of our generation. I have to agree with both comparisons. He is talentless, and more importantly, he annoys me. He steals jokes from other comedians. Constantly. He even steals jokes from drunk people I went to college with. Oh and don't get me started on his movies. Well he's gonna start needing to find hair pieces or hats to steal pretty soon...

Here he is in May 2009:

and on June 27, 2009:

We'll definitely be doing a follow-up report on this hair line.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

One Limp Bizkit Indeed

Remember when Fred Durst was in the spotlight? When somehow girls let him touch them? When a record company somehow approved and promoted an album Fred named "Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water"? Well he's 38 now, and he finally has given up all the backwards baseball caps and become an out and proud baldie. Funny thing is, he actually looks better now than he did before. Who knew I would ever give Fred Durst a compliment!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Guilty or Not Guilty?

Two recent news items grabbed my attention, but I haven't come to a conclusion yet on whether they are balding or not. So I will introduce the evidence and leave it to a jury of my peers to decide.

First, Christian Bale is currently filming the Fighter. For this role he has lost a TON of weight, and apparently some hair. I can't tell if this hair style is just for the role or if he is losing it.

Next we have Jermaine Jackson. Who, like his dad Joe Jackson, is using the tragic news of his brother's death to get himself back into the public eye. I understand talking to the media about your brother, but so soon after his sudden, unexpected death? I just don't know about that. Anyway, I couldn't tell if he was either sweaty, had too much hair product, or painted the appearance of hair around his head. Oh another theory is that he got a hair tattoo. Yes those do exist.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Nicolas Cage Updated

You may be thinking, "Bald Outing, you have already outed Nicolas Cage's hair line, why do it again?" Because I can't resist, that's why. Reader Blue Gold passed along a link to containing these recent photos of Nicolas Cage:

I had to crop them to take out all the stupid comments Perez writes on the photos. But even with the cropping it's clear that Nicolas Cage's hair line is receding more and more each time we see it. Usually he has an assortment of bad wigs/hair pieces to try to hide it. What Nic needs to realize is that the worse his wigs and hair pieces get, the less likely we are to go see his movies. We know you are bald and we don't care! Be out and proud Nicolas Cage! If you don't care about our eyes Nic, think about your career!

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Happy Birthday Richard Simmons!

I just realized if your last name is Simmons and you are famous, there is a 99% chance you are bald. So far I've done postings on Gene Simmons and Joey Simmons (Rev Run from Run D.M.C.). A post should be coming some time in the future about Russell Simmons. But today is not about them, it's about Richard Simmons who is celebrating his 61st birthday today. Maybe this is the year for big boy pants! One can wish!

Out and Proud Baldie Christopher Meloni

Reader Briony S. writes:

"Was angrily surfing the Internet for more evidence of Shatner's piece (my
boyfriend refuses to believe), I found your site. Good fun! My suggestion for a Proud Baldie is Christopher Meloni, star of "Law & Order: SVU." He has always had an extremely receding hairline, and has always been up-front about it (keeping it short, and even admitting it. His pieces on-set are always odd, as they often seem to have a RED tint, like non-colourmatching in the worst way. But in public, I think he's for-real most of the time! Either way, he is awesome"

Hopefully her boyfriend has come to see the light about Shatner's toupee. It's not a hard thing to prove. As for Christopher Meloni - he is one of my favorite actors. He plays such a bad-ass cop in SVU, but then he pops up for small roles in random films like Harold and Kumar, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Runaway Bride. Recently he even starred in a Disney Channel TV flick about a gym teacher. And Briony is right, in his real life he is an out and proud baldie, but in some of his roles he wears the most ridiculous hair pieces. Like this one from SVU:

You can see the difference between the hair piece and his actual hair. But when he is living his life, he does not hide behind a hairpiece:

So hat's off to this out and proud baldie!

Saturday, July 11, 2009

The Donald!

I haven't done a post on The Donald yet because I have no idea what is going on with Donald Trump's hair. Is it just a bad comb over? Is it a hair piece? Is there a bald spot he is covering up? But this post has been a long time coming, how can I have a blog about balding celebs and not post about The Donald?

After much thought, it looks like a comb over, but instead of combing the sides around the top of his head like most comb overs we see, he combs the back hairs over the top of his head. He claims all his hair is real, but we've heard that before (ehem Mr. Affleck). To prove this, Donald let Larry King touch his hair:

However, notice how Larry touches the back part, not the front. One site even made a diagram of how to recreate Trump's hair do:

Donald - come out of the balding closet. We all know your secret. You aren't fooling ANYONE.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Jeremy Piven Revisited

Reader Emily ( writes:

I don't know if you've done a post on Jeremy Piven, but his case is very peculiar. I'm pretty sure at one point he was balding, and got on some fancy medication, and grew it back. Since then, he started getting better roles, like Ari on Entourage. It appears he is losing it again.

Yes Emily, one of my first posts was on Jeremy Piven - but looking back at it, I didn't really do this hair line justice. Jeremy Piven's hairline fluctuates more than Oprah's weight. He has more toupees than Larry King has pairs of suspenders. He spends more on hair pieces than... well you get the picture. Let's take a look:

Here's Jeremy Piven in his first role in 1986, a film called Lucas:

You can see his hair is thin on top.

Here he is in Chasing Liberty in 2004:

Now here he is in 2007 and 2008:

Unless he is a human chia pet, Jeremy Piven wears a toupee. Maybe he switches hair pieces depending on his mood.

Oh and just for kicks, remember that episode of Seinfeld where Jerry (Seinfeld) and George (Jason Alexander) film the pilot to their script? Well, guess who they cast to play the character of George? None other than Mr. Piven. Talk about a bald icon.

Estrada or Nada

Erik Estrada is the biggest cheese ball in show biz. I have no idea how, but he always finds work. Every time I flip on my television he is guest starring on a show (George Lopez, My Name is Earl, Life, etc.) or on a reality show (Armed and Famous, Back to the Grind, The Surreal Life) or in a commercial.

One thing I noticed, I cannot draw my attention away from his hair line. He definitely has a hair piece on the front/top of his head. He already had a cheesy, corny look to him, and with a hair piece, it's official, he's the top cop of cheesy.