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Donald Trump Hair News: 'I Swear It's Not A Toupee'

28/08/2015 10:06 BST | Updated 28/08/2015 10:59 BST

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has finally addressed those pressing concerns… about his hair.

Speaking to 1,800 people in South Carolina on Thursday, Republican Trump insisted his unique coiffure is genuine and not a toupee.

“It’s my hair… I swear,” he declared.

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Donald Trump presents his barnet for inspection

The billionaire developer waved a copy of The New York Times shortly after taking the stage, saying the newspaper had accused him of wearing a hairpiece.

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Then he called a woman onstage from a front table and instructed her to tug on his hair.

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'It's my hair, I swear'

As she pulled, he asked her to confirm that it's real. She said, "I do believe it is," to laughter and applause, and Trump tossed his copy of the Times into the crowd.

Trump leads most polls of GOP primary voters.

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Trump brought up the controversy in front of an audience of 1,800 people in South Carolina

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