I have a new haircut, now I look exactly like Frodo Baggins from The Lord of the Rings.
- Curly-haired Annie McElvein, 25, from Queenstown, asked for bangs
- I looked in the mirror to see a strong resemblance to Frodo Baggins
- She hopes to one day meet Frodo actor Elijah Wood and is happy with her new look.
A curly-haired woman who got her bangs done at the hairdresser’s was shocked when she was left looking like Frodo Baggins from The Lord of the Rings.
Annie McElvein, 25, from Queenstown, South Island, decided to take the plunge and get ‘bangs’, but didn’t anticipate ending up looking like the hobbit.
He was surprised when he washed his new hair and looked in the mirror to see a strong resemblance to Frodo Baggins.
Fortunately, Annie is delighted with the result as she “enjoys looking different” and hopes to one day meet Frodo actor Elijah Wood, who recently took to social media to take down the racist trolls in the new series Rings of Power.
Annie McElvein, 25, from Queenstown, South Island, decided to take the plunge and get ‘bangs’, but didn’t anticipate ending up looking like Elijah Wood in Lord of the Rings.
Annie, an environmental sciences student, said: “I thought it would be fun to have bangs and I 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 to meet actor Elijach Wood one day to show off her haircut.
Annie was happy with her new bangs and didn’t realize she would look so much like a hobbit until she washed her hair.
“I’m a huge Lord of the Rings fan, so when it hit me I was like ‘heck yeah!’
After posting a video about it on TikTok under the username @aannnee6, Annie racked up close to 8 million views and thousands of comments from hilarious TikTok users.
Some joked that Annie and Frodo could be ‘twins’ and now Annie hopes that her new ‘do’ might catch the eye of Elijah Wood.
People on social media have joked that Annie and Frodo Baggins from Lord of the Rings could be ‘twins’ after she cut her hair.
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 Elijah sees that I look like him.
“I would love to meet him, maybe he wants to meet me.”