Chip Gaines is taking it all off for a good cause.
On Friday, Aug. 27, the Fixer Upper star followed through with his fundraising challenge for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by cutting his long tresses and debuting a brand-new bald head.
“And just like that.. it’s gone!” Chip wrote on Instagram with video of the highly anticipated cut. “All worth it if it means more kids at @stjude get taken care of…Hey, @cwhl_org—my hair is on its way to you! #ChipInForStJude.”
With a little help from wife Joanna Gaines, Chip got his hair cut alongside 16-year-old St. Jude patient Bailey. At age 12, Bailey was referred to St. Jude for treatment of bone cancer. Today, the high school student is cancer-free—and now free of his shaggy hair too.
So what has been the reaction so far? Joanna is more than impressed with her husband’s fundraising campaign, but a part of her had gotten used to the ponytails. As she previously wrote on Instagram, “I never thought I’d say this, but I think I’m going to miss it @chipgaines.”