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Making of the Mullet: Hairstyle Origins

Making of the Mullet: Hairstyle Origins

What do Hulk Hogan, David Bowie and Ellen DeGeneres all have in common? The answer is they've all had mullets. The classic "business in the front party in the back" hairstyle was more than just an '80s fad, it was (and still is for those who like to make bold moves) a lifestyle. Billy Ray Cyrus' Tennessee top hat captivated millions of achy-breaky hearts. Patrick Swayze's flowing locks famously danced their glorious way into quite a few blockbuster hit movies. Even Paul McCartney donned a full-on mullet at one point. So, where did this iconic hairstyle get its start?