I got a new haircut, now I look like Frodo Baggins

I got a new haircut, now I look exactly like Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings

  • Curly-haired Annie McElvein, 25, from Queenstown, asked for bangs 
  • Glanced in the mirror to see a stark resemblance to Frodo Baggins
  • Hopes to one day meet Frodo actor Elijah Wood, and is happy with new look 

A curly-haired woman who got a fringe at the hairdressers was surprised when she was left looking just like Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings.

Annie McElvein, 25, from Queenstown, South Island, decided to take the plunge and get ‘bangs’ – but she didn’t anticipate ending up looking like the hobbit.

She was shocked when she washed her new hair and glanced in the mirror to see a stark resemblance to Frodo Baggins.

Luckily, Annie is chuffed with the outcome because she ‘enjoys looking different’ – and hopes to one day meet Frodo actor Elijah Wood, who recently took to social media to shut down racist trolls of new series Rings of Power.

Annie McElvein, 25, from Queenstown, South Island, decided to take the plunge and get 'bangs' - but she didn't anticipate ending up looking like Elijah Wood in Lord of the Rings

Annie McElvein, 25, from Queenstown, South Island, decided to take the plunge and get ‘bangs’ – but she didn’t anticipate ending up looking like Elijah Wood in Lord of the Rings

Annie, an environmental science student, said: ‘I just thought it would be fun to have bangs and ended up looking like Frodo Baggins.

‘I didn’t ask to look like him, but I’m not upset about it.

Annie said she 'enjoys looking different'  and hopes that she might meet actor Elijach Wood one day to show off her haircut

 Annie said she ‘enjoys looking different’  and hopes that she might meet actor Elijach Wood one day to show off her haircut 

Annie was happy with her new bangs and didn't realised that she would look so much like a hobbit until she washed her hair

Annie was happy with her new bangs and didn’t realised that she would look so much like a hobbit until she washed her hair

‘I’m a huge Lord Of The Rings fan so when I noticed I was like ‘hell yeah!”

After posting a video about it on TikTok under the username @aannniee6, Annie amassed near 8 million views – and thousands of comments from amused TikTok users.

Some joked Annie and Frodo could be ‘twins’ and now Annie is hoping her new ‘do might catch Elijah Wood’s eye.

People on social media have joked that Annie and Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings could be 'twins' after she got her hair cut

People on social media have joked that Annie and Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings could be ‘twins’ after she got her hair cut 

She said: ‘When I say I’m the biggest Lord Of The Rings fan, I mean I can spend hours a day watching videos on YouTube.

‘It’s what I talk about at parties.

‘I hope maybe Elijah sees I look just like him.

‘I would love to meet him – maybe he’d want to meet me.’

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