No sooner did we swoon over Kate Hudson's golden waves...and look what happened:

Brown Hair Flipbook

    Golden girl Kate Hudson was spotted with a new brunette 'do on May 21st. The medium brown shade was likely for her upcoming film, The Killer Inside Me.

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    Fergie traded her dark blonde locks for this seriously slick shade of chocolate brown, with mahogany highlights.

    Sarah Jessica Parker was seen on strolling the New York City streets sporting tussled chocolate tresses. SJP may be enjoying her last few months of "normalcy" before rejoining her sassy gang to begin shooting part two of Sex and the City this summer.

    What do you think of SJP's new look? Are you feeling the brown hair? Should she return to her iconic wavy gold strands?

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    Scarlett Johansson at the He's Just Not That Into You premiere
    Looks like ScarJo is down with brown. Last spotted in shiny, caramel brown locks, the famously blonde bombshell has amped up her newfangled brunette-ism, sporting sophisticated dark chocolate strands at the star-studded He's Just Not That Into You premiere.

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    Ginger Halliwell at a signing for her new book "Ugenia Lavender"
    Say goodbye to Ginger! Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell turned up to a signing for her new book "Ugenia Lavender" with dark chocolate locks.

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    Kate Walsh at the Emmy Awards
    The Private Practice star's television career is still on fire, but famous red head Kate Walsh made her debut as a brunette at this weekend's Emmy Awards, where the actress showed off her brand new brown 'do.

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    Jennifer Lopez at an "El Cantante" press conference
    She's always styled to the nines, but Jennifer Lopez let loose for an "El Cantante" press conference in Beverly Hills last year, wearing her sun-kissed mane long and flowing.

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    Leighton Meester at the 2007 New York City Ballet Opening Night Gala
    Leighton Meester's chocolate waves were on full display at the 2007 New York City Ballet Opening Night Gala. The Gossip Girl star topped her brown chiffon Valentino gown with a slightly tousled chestnut 'do.

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    Alexis Bledel at the 2006 ALMA Awards in Los Angeles
    Alexis Bledel, at the 2006 ALMA Awards in Los Angeles, has the perfect accessory for her dark brown hair: ice-blue eyes.

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    Halle Berry at the 2008 Silver Rose Gala
    Halle Berry showed off her sexy curves and her luminous brown locks in her first post-baby appearance at the 2008 Silver Rose Gala in April.

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Her new low-maintenance locks are likely for her role in the upcoming thriller, The Killer Inside Me, in which Kate stars alongside fellow brunette Jessica Alba.

Now I am brunette (at least this week--more on my hair color whims later), so I don't want to hate on Kate's color. But let's be honest--she's better as a blonde. Am I wrong? Weigh in below.

p.s. How do stars go from blond to brown and back again without so much as a single split end? Stars reveal their best hair secrets here.