One Direction Fans Defend Harry Styles After ‘Racist’ Instagram Picture Debate

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Harry Styles is one of the most coveted acts in terms of music and, more recently, movies — he's on the top of the list for the Wicked film adaptation! — but not everyone's a fan of the star after his latest social media blunder.

Recently, the 20-year-old One Direction lad posted a picture of himself on Instagram, sporting a funny face while wearing a traditional Native American headdres:

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While it may've been all fun and games for the "Story of My Life" singer, many accused him of cultural racism and stereotyping:

Today, though, we're seeing more signs of support for Harry than anything else. Here are some fans that are rushing to his side after the backlash (for a photo which has since been deleted):

Which side of the racist debate are you on? Do you think Harry's snapshot was all in good fun, or was it something more? Weigh in via the comments below.

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