Within the interview, Harry talked about fame, music, and even some extra delicate matters — particularly, the queerbaiting allegations which have surfaced on-line during the last a number of years, calling it “foolish.”
Harry additionally talked about starring within the upcoming movie, My Policeman, the place he performs a museum curator who falls for a police officer within the Fifties — a time when being homosexual was criminalized.
When requested about it, Harry stated, “It’s clearly fairly unfathomable now to assume, ‘Oh, you couldn’t be homosexual. That was unlawful. I feel everybody, together with myself, has your personal journey with determining sexuality and getting extra comfy with it.”
“It’s not like, ‘It is a homosexual story about these guys being homosexual.’ It’s about love and about wasted time to me. A lot of homosexual intercourse in movie is 2 guys going at it, and it form of removes the tenderness from it. There shall be, I’d think about, some individuals who watch it who have been very a lot alive throughout this time when it was unlawful to be homosexual, and [Michael] needed to point out that it’s tender and loving and delicate.”
The remark about homosexual intercourse in movie — and the way it’s simply “two guys going at it” — did not sit nicely with individuals, who referred to as out the singer.
The backlash really turned an enormous meme. Listed below are a number of the most viral tweets that got here from the controversy:
So yeah, from all of this — now we have a brand new meme. Harry has not commented on the backlash, however we are going to replace you if he does.