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Conservative Critic Cops Backlash From Harry Styles Fans

Fans of Harry Styles have rushed to his defence after conservative author Candace Owens tweeted negative comments about his recent Vogue cover shoot.

Styles, who is known for his androgynous fashion sense, can be seen on the Vogue cover sporting a jacket and dress combination while standing in a field.

Owens took to social media to voice her thoughts on the outfit, tweeting: “There is no society that can survive without strong men. The East knows this. In the west, the steady feminization of our men at the same time that Marxism is being taught to our children is not a coincidence. It is an outright attack. Bring back manly men”.

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Fans, including celebrities such as Elijah Wood, Zach Braff, Olivia Wilde and Jameela Jamil, quickly rushed to defend Styles' choice of clothing and form of expression.

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Owens could not be swayed though, in fact, she more than stood her ground, adding, “I’m impervious to woke culture. Showing me 50 examples of something won’t make it any less stupid”.

Interestingly, the best counter argument to Owens might be that experimenting with gendered clothing has always been popular in music and has been made infamous by some of the most successful and popular acts of our lifetime. Here are just some of the kings and queens who didn’t let “gender” get in the way of looking like stars:

David Bowie

Annie Lennox

Prince

Mick Jagger