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Published: Wednesday October 01, 2014 06:00 AM EDT



It may seem super-dramatic, but Rosario's half-shaved hairstyle went unnoticed by "most people" for months, the actress told PEOPLE. But when people did take note, what was their reaction? "Everyone says it's going to grow out really badly," she added.