Kellie Pickler shaves her head for a cause (Video)

By Sarah Burbank-Douglas,

American Idol alum Kelly Pickler is showing off a new look in support of her friend, Summer Holt Miller, who was recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

Pickler shaved her head to show support for her friend while all of America looked on during Good Morning America. She later posted the video on her Facebook page.

Pickler also showed her support by partnering with Athena Water who has agreed to donate a minimum of $2 million to breast cancer research, awareness, and education by 2014. The singer is seen in the video with Miller, both with long blonde hair. The video proceeds through the hair-shaving process in the emotional clip seen below.

Miller recently underwent a double mastectomy NY Daily News reports. She states, “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.”

Pickler took to Twitter to express her happiness with her decision, tweeting, “It's been a great life-changing day.” She informed her followers to tune into “Good Morning America tomorrow morning (Sept 5th). You won't want to miss this!!! ;)”

Pickler and Miller’s Good Morning America appearance can be seen in the video below:

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