Leon the lion is our new hair idol

He’s SO worth it.

Meet Leon the lion – your new hair-spiration.

As you can see, Leon the lion is man who takes pride in his appearance.

The Congolese lion, who currently resides at Usti nad Labem Zoo (try saying that after three margaritas) in the Czech Republic, has been wowing visitors with his impressive mane of flowing golden locks since he arrived at the zoo 10 years ago.

And now, finally, his tresses are garnering the international recognition they deserve. From his on-trend dark roots, to his subtle natural highlights and soft beach-babe waves, it’s hardly surprising that his many admirers (many of whom spend hours trying to achieve a similar look) find it hard to believe that his impressive mane is 100 per cent au naturel.  And  now sources on the ground are reporting that Leon is in talks to be the new face of beauty brand L’Oréal – following in the footsteps of hair idols such as Jennifer Aniston, J-LO and Beyoncé.

And just like the latter, Leon maintains that he just ‘woke up like this’: 

Week Two

Week Two

Week Starting: 15/01/12

1.     Cher Lloyd- Want U Back

2.     Eric Saade feat. Dev- Hotter Than Fire

3.     Will I Am feat J’Lo and Mick Jagger- T.H.E. (The Hardest Ever)

4.     Eric Saade- Manboy

5.     One Direction- One Thing

6.     Cher Lloyd feat Carolina Liar- Beautiful People

7.     Brad Paisley/Carrie Underwood- Remind Me

8.     Cara Dillon- The Parting Glass

9.     Cher Lloyd feat Busta Rhymes-Grow Up

10. Cher Lloyd- Playa Boi

11. Cher Lloyd feat Mike Posner- With Ur Love

12. Cher Lloyd- Superhero

13. Cher Lloyd- Over The Moon

14. Lena Meyer Landrut- Satellite

15. Liberty X v Richard X- Being Nobody

16. The Wanted- Warzone

17. Precious- Say It Again

18. Jenny Owens Young- Fuck Was I

19. Kanye West feat Adam Levine- Heard ‘Em Say

20. The Corrs- Give Me a Reason

21. NSync- Pop

22. Eric Saade- Echo

23. 50 Cent- If I Can’t

24. The Wanted- All Time Low

25. System of a Down- Toxicity

26. Cher Lloyd- Dub on the Track

27. Cher Lloyd-  End Up Here

28. Paramore- Ignorance

29.  Jay Sean, Sean Paul, Lil Jon- Do You Remember

30. Dixie Chicks- The Long Way Round

31. Shakira- Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)

32. Avril Lavigne- I’m With You

33. Billie Piper- Something Deep Inside

34.  Christina Milian- Dip it Low

35. Kelly Clarkson- Irvine

36.  Magnetic Man Feat John Legend- Going Nowhere

37. Daniel Bedingfield- I Can’t Read You

38. Cardigans- Don’t Blame Your Daughter (Diamonds)

39. Gnarls Barkley- Smiley Faces

40. Sheryl Crow- Soak Up the Sun

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In case you missed it, here’s J-Lo’s performance of “On the Floor” from last night with Pitbull. Simply amazing.