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Harry Styles groped on stage, fans react with #RespectHarry

Harry Styles was groped on stage while he was performing at an all-star benefit for cancer awareness.

music Updated: Oct 24, 2017 09:25 IST
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Harry Styles is seen performing in this file photo (AP).

Harry Styles was inappropriately touched while he was performing at Hollywood Bowl’s charity event. The 23-year-old singer got groped when he got close to the audience members rooting for him at the ‘We Can Survive’ show, an all-star benefit concert for breast cancer awareness.

Several videos are doing the rounds of social media wherein one can see Styles engrossed in his performance when a hand charges right at “The Sign of The Times” hitmaker’s nether region. The video footage was captured on camera by the audience. It clearly shows the singer disturbed by the grope and quickly swatting the person’s hand.

Fans took to social media to condemn the phantom groper. The hashtag #RespectHarry trended on Twitter after the encounter. “This is flat out disgusting and vile. I am sick and tired of his so called ‘fans’ treating him like this, he deserves better #RespectHarry,” wrote one fan.

Another tweet said, “This is flat out disgusting and vile. I am sick and tired of his so called “fans” treating him like this, he deserves better#RespectHarry.”

Styles is yet to comment on the incident.

First Published: Oct 24, 2017 09:23 IST