Kellie Pickler Shaves Head in Support of Cancer-Stricken Friend

Kellie Pickler’s ditched her signature blonde locks in the name of friendship…and finding a cure for breast cancer.

The country star and American Idol alum buzzed off her mane in support of her best friend, Summer Holt Miller, 36. Summer was diagnosed with breast cancer in June and is scheduled to begin chemotherapy treatments on Thursday. Pickler unveiled her shearing on Good Morning America Wednesday:

“Cancer does not discriminate,” Kellie wrote on Facebook page this afternoon.

“If this compels even one person to change their mentality toward waiting until the age of 40 for their mammogram, then it will be worth it,” Summer chimed in.

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