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Bye, bye Sookie! After wrapping the final season of HBO’s "True Blood," star Anna Paquin made a drastic beauty transformation on Wednesday, July 16, when she dyed her formerly blonde hair purple with touches of turquoise and sea foam green. 

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The Oscar winner, 31, debuted her playful new look on Twitter, writing, “.@Auracolorist just fulfilled my teen dream of being a mermaid. @_smoyer whatcha think?”

Her hubby and "True Blood" costar Stephen Moyer quickly replied, “@AnnaPaquin @auracolorist Wow wife... You look amazing. #sookie is no more :( Long live Mrs Emery...!Xx #TrueToTheEnd #tbs7 #trueblood.”

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Paquin’s revealed the dye job was “just for me,” to one fan asking about the dramatic change. 

Apparently mermaid-inspired ‘dos are big this summer, with Vanessa Hudgens sporting long blonde tresses at Coachella in April, Instagramming, “Mermaid hair!!!!”

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