Fan Art Fridays: Harry Styles

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So first he cuts his hair and now he’s going solo. As in, signed-a-record-deal-with-Columbia-as-a solo-artist solo. Harry Styles is makin’ moves, yo.

I’m not a fan girl when it comes to One Direction or anything, but since Zayn left I really haven’t paid much attention to the band. Harry’s departure (if it’s for good) will probably cause me to end up forgetting about the band entirely. Zayn and Harry are literally the only ones that seem interesting to me.

I don’t understand why the band members can’t do their solo projects on the side and still stay a band (like Fergie and Will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas). It can’t be that hard!

Anyway, enjoy this fan art I found of Harry Styles on Tumblr. He appears to be performing a determined walk out with a fedora on his head in the monochrome watercolor. It doesn’t get more official than that.

View the original fan art here.

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Directioners Threaten to #SuspendAnnaTodd Over 1D Fanfic ‘After’

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And the Directioners strike again.

Seems like fans of the popular UK boyband One Direction aren’t too happy about Anna Todd’s 1D fanfic After.

The 25-year-old writer from Texas got a publishing deal for the fanfic, which hit over 900 million reads on Wattpad, and talks of a movie version have also surfaced.

Anna Todd (imaginator1D)

“Oh my gosh I’m kind of floating on a cloud right now – I don’t think it’s hit me yet,” said Todd in an interview with Sugarscape.

When asked about her inspiration for the fanfic, Todd said,

I read a lot of books and i’m a One Direction fan – in case anyone hasn’t noticed [laughs]. It really started when I was on instagram one day, and I saw these little mini stories people were writing about Harry Styles, which was crazy to me. Then one of the girls I had followed on instagram put her story on Wattpad. I had no idea what that was, but I followed the link and it was this whole world of 1D fan fiction. I started reading all kinds of it, and then decided that I wanted to give it a go myself. I didn’t think anything would come of it though – it was just for fun!

The fanfic portrays band member Harry Styles as a womanizer, which isn’t sitting very well with Directioners. #SuspendAnnaTodd became a trending topic on Twitter August 8th.

It really doesn’t look like Anna Todd should step out of her house anytime soon. The Directioners might attack.

Read the first installment of After here.

Westboro Baptist Church Calls Taylor Swift a Whore

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Where do I even begin with this?

Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas has made plans to picket Taylor Swift’s concert at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on August 3rd, 2013.

Why?

Because according to a press release from the church, “@TaylorSwift13 works her ‘girl next door’ country-singer shtick, while hopping from one young man to the next and strutting across the world stage like a proud whore.”

In an interview with RadarOnline, Ben Phelps, the grandson of  the group’s leader, stated, “This girl is a whore. Who else is gonna say that if it’s not the church of the Lord Jesus? She’s coming into our backyard. We’re gonna go preach to her.”

Oh, and that’s not the end of it. Apparently its Taylor’s job to preach to her followers.

Phelps goes on to say that Taylor Swift pretends to be a “good Christian, but she’s not.” According to him, Taylor should use her influence to “promote the standards of God,” to young girls instead of “whoredom, fornication … that filthy lifestyle.”

Ok now, they just went WAY too far.

As a Christian and a Taylor Swift fan, this really boils my blood.

Taylor Swift is the last celebrity I would even think of associating with whorish, filthy behavior.

That’s actually one of the reasons why I love her so much. Taylor Swift isn’t one to behave in such ways.

When was the last time you heard about Taylor Swift in the tabloids for reckless driving or crazy partying?

NEVER.

Since she doesn’t live “la vida loca”, the media needs to write something about Taylor Swift, so they just pick on her love life. Because that’s her only fault: the fact that she hasn’t been able to settle with someone for long term.

So what? That doesn’t make her a whore. As a matter of fact, if I’m not mistaken, the reason why she hasn’t been able to settle with one guy long term is because she won’t give it up!

Isn’t that the opposite of a whore? Last time I checked it was.

Back in January, when Taylor Swift and Harry Styles broke up, the tabloids speculated that it was because she’s a prude.

A source revealed that “Harry found Taylor a little sexually uninterested.”

The same source also stated, “What Taylor doesn’t get is that the guys keep dumping her because she’s being a prude.”

I honestly don’t understand how being a prude is synonymous to being a whore. I thought those two words were considered antonyms.

I think Taylor Swift is a wonderful human being. From the way she dresses to the way she carries herself, she is a wonderful role model. Her fans can learn a lot from her just by watching the way she lives her life.

Westboro needs to get their facts straight. Pull out a dictionary before you start going around calling people whores.

And while you’re at it Westboro, here’s a cherry to put on top of your little Sundae:

“Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.” – Matthew 7:1, NLT

Now eat it. And leave Taylor alone!!

 

Taylor Swift Look-a-like Gets Beaten Up

For what reason you may ask?

Well, if you must know, for the simple coincidence of looking like country-pop star Taylor Swift.

Yeah.

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From buzzfeed.com

18 year old Xenna Kristian, a student at Walford and North Shropshire College in England, has it all: the blonde locks, the bangs, the blue eyes and the innocent face.

So, since she realized how much she resembled Ms. Swift, she acted on it. Xenna became a professional impersonator after hearing from so many people that she looked like the singer.

I don’t see anything wrong with that. To be honest, if I looked like a famous person I’d totally do the same.

In fact, she looked so much like Taylor Swift that after Swift broke up with Harry Styles she says, “young girls [would shout] at me, ‘Leave Harry alone.’”

Wow.

Unfortunately, there are many Taylor Swift haters out there, so what did one of her colleagues decide to do?

Break her jaw. Because, that’s what you do when someone resembles a person you hate right?

“All of a sudden she came from behind me and grabbed me by the hair, pulled me backwards off my chair and onto the floor and started kicking me in the face,” said Kristian, recalling her attack. “I tried to get up but she just kept kicking me,” she said.

Authorities at school could do nothing about it, since they aren’t allowed to touch students during physical fights.

Watch her and her mom talk about the incident in the video.

I’m appalled.

There’s too much violence and hatred in this world.

Just because you don’t like a person, it doesn’t mean you should become violent towards them.

In my head, the way it works, is, if you don’t like someone, you try your best to avoid them.

That would mean you steer clear of them in the halls if its someone at school, and if its a celebrity you don’t listen to their music on YouTube and leave mean comments.

Because all you’re doing is making them more famous.

Like Xenna. Now she’s all over the internet because of this one stupid girl who decided it was okay to kick her face in.

As Justin Bieber, another hated celebrity, said in an interview with Teen Vogue, “Every time a hater visits my YouTube page I get, like, four cents. So I tell the haters to keep hating, keep commenting, because I’m making money.”

So you’re really not harming anyone you little internet hater trolls. You’re just making them richer.

Haters gonna hate.

I hope Xenna recovers soon, and is not discouraged from doing what she’s doing.

Because I’m sure the haters love her.

Read the in depth article at ibtimes.com.