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Nikki Reed has a drastic new 'do, chopping off 12 inches off her hair, according to US Weekly.

Nikki Reed and Paul McDonald marry

"I'm doing a new movie, and although the role doesn't require a short hair change, it's something totally different than anything else I've done and I wanted to look and feel like a different person," she tells the magazine.

Reed, 24, is known for playing Rosalie Hale in The Twilight Saga. In 2011, she wed American Idol's Paul McDonald.