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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