The Weeknd Cuts Hair & Puts On Weight - Looks Like 'Tyler Perry' - MTO News

R&B singer, The Weeknd, looks a little different these days. The superstar singer put on a few pounds and cut his signature hair.

Now, according to many on social media, he's starting to look like Tyler Perry. 

Hold up...Tyler Perry? That's not necessarily a complimentary comparison. The Weekend is 29 years old, while Tyler is 50.

But maybe they're on to something. Here's what The Weeknd used to look like.

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Here are pics of the singer yesterday, as he strolled around Manhattan:

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Here's Tyler Perry:

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The Weeknd, real name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, is a singer, songwriter and record producer.

He's won three Grammy Awards, eight Billboard Music Awards, two American Music Awards, nine Juno Awards, and has been nominated for one Academy Award. He has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists.

He has had three No. 1 releases (Beauty Behind the Madness in 2015, Starboy in 2016, and My Dear Melancholy in 2018) and a No. 2 release (Kiss Land in 2013) on the US Billboard 200. He has earned eight top-ten entries on the Billboard Hot 100: "Love Me Harder" with Ariana Grande; "Earned It"; "I Feel It Coming"; "Pray for Me" with Kendrick Lamar; "Call Out My Name"; and the number one singles "The Hills", "Can't Feel My Face", and "Starboy". In 2015, He became the first artist to simultaneously hold the top three positions on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart with "Can't Feel My Face", "Earned It", and "The Hills".