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Kelly Osbourne's choice words for purple-hair haters

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Not everyone loves Kelly's lavender locks

Kelly Osbourne's purple hair is dividing the masses. Either you're on board with the lavender locks trend, or you're against it — in which case the Fashion Police host presumes you've got "housewife hair."

Kelly Osbourne

From blonde to gray and now lavender, Kelly Osbourne's hair color choices have everyone — including her own mother — talking.

Kelly Osbourne, seen here in full purple-haired glory at the VH1 Divas 2012 event on Dec. 16, recently spoke to Glamour magazine about the reaction she gets to her curiously colored tresses.

"When I was 13, I had hair the color of gold down to my butt," the slim and trim 28-year-old explained. "I had an argument with my mom and yelled, 'F**k you!' and chopped off half my hair. My dad could not look at me without pissing himself laughing."

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Kelly's mother, Sharon Osbourne, still hasn't won the hair battle with her daughter. "She wishes I would go back to blonde," the Fashion Police host went on. "She'll call me, really serious, and say, 'I think it’s time for a change.' I'm like, 'Mom, you have hair the color of a fire engine.'"

Fair enough, but why not a bright, bold red for herself?

Kelly Osbourne elaborated on the idea, "I would look like her mini-me. I tried red once, and I looked like a carrot. I also wouldn’t go too brown, because then I would look like my father. But I've tried green, blue, purple, black. The lavender I really like."

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"I dyed my hair shades of gray because I like it, and it pissed a lot of people off," she went on to say when asked about how she responds to her purple-hair haters. "Now I get tweeted 20 pictures a day of girls coloring their hair like mine. So if you don't like it, sorry — you have housewife hair."

Do you love or hate Kelly Osbourne's purple hair?

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