Ashley Benson Goes Brunette, Shows Off New Hairdo at SXSW Premiere of Spring Breakers

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Ashley Benson Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images; Gary Miller/FilmMagic

Pretty Little Liar gets a pretty new look! Ashley Benson stepped onto the red carpet at the SXSW premiere of her upcoming flick, Spring Breakers, looking elegant in an updo — and a noticeably different hair color.

The previously blonde actress debuted a new 'do with darker locks that accentuated her smokey eye makeup and revealing dress. The gown, a floor-length black-and-white sheer number with lace details, cut deeply at the sides to reveal her slim figure and a bit of side-boob.

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Not that Benson, 23, is usually one to shy away from making a statement on the red carpet. In February, the actress showed off major cleavage in an Amit GT gown at the film's premiere at the Le Grand Rex in Paris.

And the actress is game for a joke too. In January, the actress and costar (and rumored beau) James Franco filmed a parody of Justin Bieber's hit music video "Boyfriend" that went viral online. Bieber's ex-girlfriend, of course, is fellow Spring Breakers star Selena Gomez, 20.

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"I haven't heard from Selena! People thought that I was mean, but I was just doing what the girl did in the video. It wasn't a jab at her," Benson explained said in an interview with Seventeen magazine. "But I heard from Justin. He wasn't happy." 

"Justin is like my little brother since he and my ex are so close," she continued. "Anytime you go through a breakup, the friends get defensive. But all is well in that area now."

So tell Us: Do you prefer Ashley as a blonde or a brunette?

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