By StyleWatch
November 16, 2009 05:43 PM

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Emma Roberts hit the The Prada Book launch on Friday in Beverly Hills with brand new sexy blonde hair color, and the Hotel for Dogs star talked to PEOPLE about whether she thinks the old cliché rings true. “I don’t think I need to be having any more fun these days!” she joked. But that doesn’t mean the actress won’t be testing out the theory. “I leave for New York in a few days and I think, what better than to show off my new hair than in New York to see if, you know, blondes do have more fun!” So why the sudden change? Emma explains that in addition to just wanting to “change it up,” the new look is also helping her to get into character for her newest film, It’s Kind Of A Funny Story. “I start shooting in New York next week and I wanted to do something different,” she explains. “I play a girl in mental institute that cut her face up with scissors. So I thought my face is going to be cut up I may as well have beautiful hair!” Tell us: What do like Emma better as a blonde or a brunette?–Kristin Larson

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