Harry Styles has been ruthlessly mocked on-line after a clip from his upcoming movie Don’t Worry Darling was shared on Twitter.
The “Watermelon Sugar” singer is about to star alongside Florence Pugh within the highly-anticipated psychological thriller directed by his present girlfriend Olivia Wilde.
However, a number of the pleasure across the film seems to be dissipating amongst some followers after a promotional clip was shared to social media of a scene that includes Styles and Pugh.
The video was initially posted to the official Don’t Worry Darling Twitter account however was subsequently reposted by MovieRankings.internet.
At the time of writing, the video has racked up over 2.2 million views however the accompanying feedback have been lower than complimentary about Styles’ efficiency, or, extra particularly, his accent.
You can watch the footage for your self here.
The responses to the clip have been cruel, to say the least, with viewers flocking to slam Styles’ accent whereas praising Pugh for being on-point within the scene.
Ballybunyip wrote: “what is that accent? Cockney? American? I’ll pass” whereas Sez_Sketch commented: “Why did they release this clip? Surely they knew his 1000 accents in 5 seconds wouldn’t go down well.”
Cwebs101 stated: “God, being good looking must be awesome. Get away with anything”, with Jomm20953993 asking: “Is he supposed to have an accent or not? Because either way he failed.”
AmAyeRong in contrast it to an “SNL skit” whereas Trevor Dow stated: “Whoever thought this was the clip to post should be fired honestly.”
“Wow Harry Styles is a pretty terrible actor,” j*zzing_saddam commented with birdfacepower including: “not sure what he’s doing but Florence’s American accent is flawless.”
Adkika Godwin stated: “Harry Styles makes it seem so effortful” whereas Itstupidluv replied: “The multitude of accents, the lack of commitment to a single emotion – you can’t be serious.”
Viiola_dc did provide some protection, writing: “this is his real accent, he’s traveled nonstop since 16” although few had been satisfied with bourrilliant concluding: “Florence Pugh really going to be carrying this isn’t she?”
Styles’ obvious points buck the development in terms of accents, with voice coach Paul Meier beforehand explaining to Den of Geek that it is extra widespread for Americans to battle with British accents than vice-versa.
“Americans tend to be more insular,” he defined. “American English is the global language, very few Americans have passports, they don’t travel. It’s a big country, very self-sufficient. And so for these social, socio-linguistic reasons, Americans don’t tend to be as good at accents.”
The criticism comes off the again of a troublesome few days for the One Direction favourite who lately addressed accusations of queerbaiting in an interview with Rolling Stone which additionally drew the ire of Michael Jackson’s followers and household after Styles was anointed the brand new King of Pop.
Newsweek has contacted Styles’ administration for remark.
Don’t Worry Darling is about to hit theaters on September 23.