Billy Porter Apologizes To Harry Styles For Criticizing ‘Eternals’ Star’s Vogue Cover: ‘It’s Not About You’

KEY POINTS

  • Billy Porter said the “conversation” around Harry Styles’ groundbreaking Vogue cover wasn’t about the singer
  • He explained that he was calling attention to systemic discrimination when it comes to who is given a platform in the fashion world
  • Styles became Vogue’s first solo male cover star last year

Billy Porter is saying sorry for criticizing Harry Styles over his historic Vogue cover.

Weeks after the “Pose” star slammed Vogue and Styles over the singer’s groundbreaking appearance as the magazine’s first solo male cover star, Porter, 52, clarified his remarks during an interview on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” Thursday.

“Harry Styles, I apologize to you for having your name in my mouth,” Porter was quoted by Page Six as saying. “It’s not about you. The conversation is not about you.”

The actor explained that rather than criticize Styles himself, he wanted to call attention to

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Our guide to this year’s Christmas treats from Cult Beauty, Glossybox and more

There’s no better way to kick off the festive season than with a daily gift (iStock/The Independent)

There’s no better way to kick off the festive season than with a daily gift (iStock/The Independent)

With just weeks to go until Christmas, we’re making sure that we’re more organised than ever for 2021.

One of the best parts of the festive season is the advent calendars and, while we’ll always have a soft spot for the chocolate versions, it’s the beauty ones that have us hooked.

Every year, many of the biggest beauty brands and retailers kick off Christmas with a luxurious advent calendar filled with mini, travel-size and full-size products and indulgent treats across skincare, make-up, fragrance and hair.

The likes of Liberty, Charlotte Tilbury, Lush, Asos and Next all have their own, and in recent years beauty advent calendars have racked up huge waiting lists before selling out – often within just a few minutes.

Many brands release waiting lists

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