As if "gingers", "rangas", or "copper tops" don't get a hard enough time as it is, there is now a new study in Europe piling more misery on them.
Research shows those with the MC1R gene, which all red-headed people carry, is now also making them age quicker. They will end up looking about two years older than they actually are.
Between 1 and 2 percent of the world's population has red hair -- that's almost 100 million people.
So is this new study just a massive conspiracy theory?
Story sent their redheaded reporter to investigate and attempt to prove the theory wrong.
Watch the video for the full Story report.