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Olivia Wilde, Jameela Jamil defend Harry Styles wearing a dress for Vogue cover

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Olivia Wilde is among the Hollywood stars defending Harry Styles after conservative pundits criticized the singer for appearing on the cover of Vogue in a dress.

The actress and “Booksmart” filmmaker — who’s directing Styles in the upcoming “Don’t Worry Darling”  — took to Twitter on Monday to blast Candace Owens as “pathetic” after the right-leaning commentator questioned the “Watermelon Sugar” singer’s masculinity and said the country should “bring back manly men.”

Styles, 26, appeared on the recently unveiled December cover of Vogue sporting a Gucci jacket and dress. The British performer is apparently the first solo male to be featured on the cover of the iconic fashion magazine. 

“The Good Place” star Jameela Jamil also came to Styles’s defense after several conservative voices knocked the move by the glossy mag. Ben Shapiro had tweeted that anyone “who pretends that it is not a referendum on masculinity for men to don floofy dresses is treating you as a full-on idiot,” while Erick Erickson said in a Monday tweet:

Jamil wrote to her more than 1 million followers:

Styles had said in his interview with Vogue, “I think if you get something that you feel amazing in, it’s like a superhero outfit.”

“Clothes are there to have fun with and experiment with and play with,” he said. “What’s really exciting is that all of these lines are just kind of crumbling away.”

Tags Ben Shapiro Candace Owens Erick Erickson Gender roles Harry Styles Jameela Jamil masculinity Olivia Wilde toxic masculinity Vogue

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