Is Mindy Kaling blonde? Let's look at Chris Messina gifs while we decide

By Alex Apatoff
Updated January 19, 2015 03:52 PM

“I’m blonde now guys, deal with it. @clarisshair & @kateydenno getting me ready for my new life as a R&B singer.” That is how Mindy Kaling introduced her new, possibly extensions-aided, significantly lighter locks on Instagram. And while she’s practicing the dance to “Jumpin’, Jumpin’,” let’s discuss her look below.

Mindy Kaling blonder

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Kaling has used the red carpet as an excuse to try out one-night-only hair changes before — remember these bangs? And the placement of the blonde pieces makes us think it’s possible that she’s just having a little extra fun with her look at the Fox All-Stars party in Pasadena, California. But she’s pretty fearless when it comes to style and beauty, so we can also see her telling her glam squad to give her a new look on a whim.

While you debate whether or not the blonde is a permanent change, let’s look at some saucy Chris Messina Mindy Project gifs to jumpstart our Mondays.

Thoughts on any of the above?

–Alex Apatoff