One Direction's Louis Tomlinson responds to Harry Styles gay fan fiction
One Direction Louis Tomlinson has said he did not “approve” an animated sex scene between him and Harry Styles which featured un US TV show Euphoria.
The HBO teen drama, starring Zendaya, follows a group of high school students, including Kat, played by Barbie Ferreira, who publishes Larry Stylinson fan fiction online - fictional stories about a love affair between 1D members Tomlinson and Styles.
Responding to one Twitter user’s comment that they did not think Tomlinson would like the scene in the show, the 27-year-old singer replied: “I can categorically say that I was not contacted nor did I approve it.”
I can categorically say that I was not contacted nor did I approve it.
— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) July 1, 2019
@backtoyoulouis had written: “Just going to sit and hope that they for some reason approved it because surely they had to to get it aired harry seems quite friendly with the people involved but u can just TELL louis’ not gonna like it [sic]”
Larry Stylinson fan fiction has been around since 2011, but in the Euphoria storyline teenager Kat was credited with starting the movement.
Zendaya narrated animated scenes from the story The First Night, set during the first night of the Take Me Home tour in 2013, and putting on a fake British accent to voice the parts of Tomlinson and Styles.
In the story Tomlinson is nervous about going onstage and so Styles approaches him and begins to pleasure him in a bid to relax him. Tomlinson’s animated character asks,"But Harry, what if someone sees?", to which Styles replies, "Let them!"
One Direction fans have come out in support of Tomlinson on social media, calling the Euphoria scenes and invasion of privacy.
One wrote: “Seriously. He is a person. He is not just an Idol. Harry and Lou, both deserve some respect amf privacy. [sic]”
Another commented: “Some people are calling Louis homophobic because he doesn’t want anyone to see that scene, imagine someone made you an animated character to do a sexual scene without contacting you and asking for your approval, how would you feel?”
But others are rejoicing at the revival of Larry Stylinson fan fiction which first began in 2011.
One tweeted: “I don’t know anything about this Euphoria show except that is has Larry Stylinson stuff in it and that’s enough for me to watch.”
idk ANYTHING about this euphoria show except that it has larry stylinson stuff in it and tbh that's enough for me to watch
— Carrie Murphy 🌙 (@carriemurph) July 1, 2019
Styles, 25, has not commented on the show.