Shaved Karen Gillan to sell hair for charity

Karen Gillan has shaved her head. Picture: Getty

Karen Gillan has shaved her head. Picture: Getty

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Edinburgh-trained actress Karen Gillan is to sell her hair for charity.

Karen, pictured, who trained at Telford College, had to shave-off her tresses for her role in her new movie Guardians of the Galaxy.

But she insisted in the clippings being turned into a wig and has vowed to auction it off for a good cause once her hair has re-grown.

Karen, 25, who played Doctor Who assistant Amy Pond, said: “ Right now I need the wig to be able to work because I’m bald. But I’m going to donate my hair to charity.”

She hasn’t chosen a charity yet but hinted that she’d like to get involved with a group supporting children with learning difficulties.