People were confused that Harry Styles had appeared with a shaved head this week.
And it’s left the internet shocked …
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Now, Harry has been in the headlines a lot for the Don’t Worry Darling controversies.
The thriller follows Pugh as Alice, a housewife in the ’50s, and her husband Jack, played by Harry Styles. Things begin to unravel for Alice as she discovers what dark secrets Jack is hiding.
One thing many people have picked up on is how prominent the s*x scenes are in the trailer, despite the premise of the movie appearing to be totally different.
However, Florence Pugh spoke out about her thoughts on the raunchy scenes with Harry Styles in an interview with Harpers Bazaar. Despite not being overly impressed with how the character has been portrayed, she admitted this was understandable due to who she was working with.
“When it’s reduced to your s*x scenes, or to watch the most famous man in the world go down on someone, it’s not why we do it. It’s not why I’m in this industry,” Pugh told the outlet.
“Obviously, the nature of hiring the most famous pop star in the world, you’re going to have conversations like that,” she continued. “That’s just not what I’m going to be discussing because [this movie is] bigger and better than that. And the people who made it are bigger and better than that.”
And these comments have caused speculation to rise online that there was tension between Wilde and Pugh, with fans highlighting how Pugh has barely posted anything to do with the movie on her socials.
She finally made her first post last week, sharing a trailer — minus the s*x scenes — along with the blunt caption: “‘Not everyone gets this opportunity…’ Not long now! Only in theatres September 23rd #dontworrydarling.”
Now Pugh isn’t one to wait until the last minute to promote a movie, especially when she plays the lead.
Comments were also made by fans after Wilde praised Pugh on Instagram, writing: “Watching this woman work was such a f**king thrill! Cannot wait to show you more. @florencepugh.” A post that Pugh totally ignored.
And Pugh failed to return the favor to Wilde when filming ended back in February 2021, instead, she praised all the COVID-19 nurses and health workers who worked on set ensuring they could carry on filming through the pandemic.
Considering everything, it didn’t take long for social media users to come up with theories as to why Pugh refused to acknowledge Wilde after working on the movie. Many were left wondering if it had something to do with the overpromotion of the s*x scenes.
One Twitter user wrote: “Florence: sucks that ppl are reducing this film to my s*x scenes with harry, Olivia: female pleasure !!!, cl*t test !!!! good s*x,” referring to Wilde constantly leaning into the s*x hype.
“Florence speaking out on dont worry darling and dragging Olivia Wilde in the process bc she is marketing it around s*x when that’s not what the movie is actually about is just chef’s kiss!” a second said. “Thank you for your service Flo, a real trooper.”
Another added: “Olivia Wilde needs to stop promoting dwd like it’s a p*rno. Clearly, Florence isn’t okay with it, and Wilde needs to stfu and stop making it all about the s*x scenes.”
Someone else tweeted: “Florence rly said put [some] respect on our names Olivia and I’m so here for it.”
Others pointed out that as well as failing to mention Wilde in any of her interviews and promotion of the film, she also reposted multiple Instagram posts on her stories congratulating her on her HB cover, all the while ignoring Wildes’.
One fan said: “Florence once again had the opportunity to cease the rumors about her and Olivia by reposting her story like she did for harris and gemma but chose to ignore her. love that for her.”
But it’s not just the movie’s s*x scenes people are claiming have caused a rift between the 2, it’s also how Wilde acted while directing the movie that many are alleging rubbed Pugh up the wrong way.
Some have suggested it could be down to Wilde and Styles’ behavior while on set together, claiming they were “all over each other” making Pugh “uncomfortable.”
While others think it could be the fact that Pugh was paid just $700,000 as the leading lady, while Styles made a whopping $2.5 million although he only played a supporting role, as previously reported by Showbiz Galore.
In a recent interview with Interview magazine, Wilde revealed the true inspiration behind the character of Frank in Don’t Worry Darling with actress Maggie Gyllenhaal.
“We based that character on this insane man, Jordan Peterson, who is this pseudo-intellectual hero to the incel community,” said Wilde.
Wilde asked: “Do you know Incel?”
Gyllenhaal, however, was not at all familiar with the word.
Wilde explained the “incels” as a community of “disenfranchised, mostly white men, who believe they are entitled to s*x from women”
She added: “They believe that society has now robbed them – that the idea of feminism is working against nature, and that we must be put back into the correct place.”
For any who don’t know, Peterson started to get public attention in the late 2010s for voicing his controversial opinions.
Many of which are anti-political correctness.
“This guy Jordan Peterson is someone that legitimizes certain aspects of the incels movement because he’s a former professor, he’s an author, he wears a suit, so they feel like this is a real philosophy that should be taken seriously,” Wilde added.
As the premier for Don’t Worry Darling took place, all eyes were on one moment in particular…
People are convinced they saw Harry Styles spitting on Chris Pine’s lap.
In the video, Styles is heading towards his seat next to Pine, as people in the crowd are clapping and cheering for him… including Pine.
As he approaches his seat, Styles leans over to Pine, making his mouth an oval shape, which gave the impression that he spat on him.
Some have said he didn’t, whereas others have speculated that he did.
Pine stops clapping as he looks down at his lap with a smile.
He then looks at Styles, who’s adjusting his jacket while looking around the room to notice his cheeky smile.
As of now, it’s unclear as to what the conflict is between the 2…
But fans want answers.
One Twitter user wrote: “#HarryStyles appears to spit on Chris Pine i won’t sleep until i know the truth.”
“He’s a better person than me because I would’ve styled him up differently with these hands,” another added.
“Disgusting behavior and says a lot about his character,” said a third.
But, a representative for Pine addressed the rumors…
In a statement released to PEOPLE on September 6, they said the clip was nothing more than an “odd online illusion.”
“This is a ridiculous story — a complete fabrication and the result of an odd online illusion that is clearly deceiving and allows for foolish speculation,” the rep said.
“Just to be clear, Harry Styles did not spit on Chris Pine. There is nothing but respect between these two men and any suggestion otherwise is a blatant attempt to create drama that simply does not exist,” they added.
Styles then opened up about the incident.
According to the Metro, Styles addressed the wild fan theories at his latest Love On Tour show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden …
And even joked about it…
“This is our 10th show at Madison Square Garden, it is wonderful, wonderful, wonderful to be back in New York,” he said.
Then he told his fans if he actually spat on his co-star…
“I just popped very quickly to Venice to spit on Chris Pine but fear not, we’re back,” he quipped before he put his head back to laugh uncontrollably.
Chris Pine has revealed what really happened during the incident.
He told Esquire: “It does look, indeed, like Harry spitting on me. He didn’t spit on me.”
“I think what he said, is he leaned down, and I think he said, ‘It’s just words, isn’t it?'”
“Because we had this little joke, because we’re all jetlagged, we’re all trying to answer these questions, and sometimes when you’re doing these press things, your brain goes all befuddled, you know, you start speaking gibberish, and we had a joke like, ‘It’s just words, man.'”
But now, Harry Styles is at the center of a brand new controversy.
As the fact he’s gotten a buzz cut have taken the internet by storm.
“WHAT DO YOU MEAN HARRY STYLES IS BALD” one wrote.
Another joked: “If Harry styles got a buzz cut it’s bc he watched the Beckham Netflix doc!”
You can see the picture here.
What do you think?