Billy Porter is not among the many followers of Harry Styles’ Vogue cowl.
In Dec. 2020, Styles turned the style publication’s first male cowl mannequin and made waves for sporting a costume in his shoot.
The cowl drew each reward and criticism, and now, Porter has joined these expressing irritation with the unfold.
“I changed the whole game,” Porter, 52, who is identified for sporting clothes on the purple carpet and even in films, advised The Sunday Times not too long ago. “And that is not ego, that is just fact. I was the first one doing it and now everybody is doing it.”
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The actor himself has made headlines for donning robes whereas attending the Oscars, the Met Gala and in Amazon Prime’s “Cinderella.”
Porter stated that he feels the style trade accepted him “because they have to.”
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“I’m not necessarily convinced, and here is why: I created the conversation, and yet Vogue still put Harry Styles, a straight white man, in a dress on their cover for the first time.”
The Emmy winner insisted that he was not “dragging” Styles, however was as an alternative upset with Vogue, query whether or not the 27-year-old singer “is the one you’re going to try and use to represent this new conversation.”
“He doesn’t care, he’s just doing it because it’s the thing to do. This is politics for me. This is my life,” Porter insisted. “I had to fight my entire life to get to the place where I could wear a dress to the Oscars and not be gunned down. All he has to do is be white and straight.”
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Reps for Vogue and Styles didn’t instantly reply to Fox News’ request for remark.
Earlier this yr, Porter revealed that he was recognized with HIV in 2007.
He advised The Hollywood Reporter in May 2021 that he used his “Pose” character Pray Tell, who is additionally HIV-positive, to precise himself.
Porter would go on to win an Emmy for his work on “Pose” and has been nominated for two extra.
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