Nick Lachey: Why I Shaved My Head

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Nick Lachey debuted a new cropped cut at the 9th Annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball in the Brentwood section of L.A. Friday night.

"I just wanted a change," the former boy bander, 36, explained to "I used to wear it short, and I have been in this business so long. and I got sick of it. I just decided to shave it."

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But it won't be short for long.

"It's slowly growing back!" Lachey told Us

The singer attended the fete with on-again girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo. Their summer plans?

"We are both working. I am doing True Beauty 2, and he has a single coming out in August," Minnillo, 29, told Us. "In the middle of that, we are going to try and get away and take a mini summer vacation because why not? We are young, we don't have kids, we like to travel and visit the family."

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Could their own kids be next?

"Of course, yeah," Lachey told Us when asked if he wants to start a family one day. "Absolutely!"

For now, they are getting practice watching little bro Drew Lachey's second child, Hudson, who was born on May 17. (Drew and his wife, Lea, also have a daughter Isabella, 4.)

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"They don't live in California anymore so we have to make an effort to go and visit them and see them, but when I'm there, I love to babysit!" Lachey told Us. "They don't trust me very long with the new baby now."

Minnillo tells Us she'd also like to see her beau on Glee.

Admitted Lachey, "I'm not as avid an watcher as she is, but I went to a performing arts high school, so I always like to see the arts celebrated. It's cool to see how popular that show is based on the kind of show it is."
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