Harry Styles is on the cover of Rolling Stone and it serves as a reminder that social media has strong opinions about armpits.
We knew this — especially when it comes to women who have a little or a lot of armpit hair (see: Halsey and Emily Ratajkowski) — but were reminded by the singer’s shirtless pose with tattoos and teeth on display as well as pits and nips. While it is for sure a widely-admired cover (“I AM NOT BREATHING,” is a widely-liked reaction), there is a lot of banter about his underarms — pro, con and beyond — as well as his nipples, as he has four. (Yes, you read that right.)
There are many people who are very into Styles’s armpits.
— Pignus Tatum (@PignusTatum) August 19, 2019
Ive never been attracted to armpits until harry styles
— •Nikki Marie Photo• (@NYCNolita) August 20, 2019
Harry Styles let me live inside ur cavernous, damp armpit
— Chloe Gilke (@GilkeAsCharged) August 19, 2019
Hello I would like to report a homicide, the victim is me and the murder weapon is Harry Styles’ armpits https://t.co/ZD4GbyYiHV
— Ej Dickson (@ejdickson) August 20, 2019
gonna lick harry styles’ armpit
— kt. (@seoktit) August 19, 2019
— Antonia Melo. (@alvinamelo) August 20, 2019
brb moving into harry styles’ armpit
— 🐽alim kheraj (@alimkheraj) August 19, 2019
Conversely, there are many who are in the “too much armpit” camp.
Too much armpit 👀
— Angela (@AngelinosJ) August 20, 2019
Ah yes, a shot of someone's armpits.... Just what people want.
— Rebecca//Kastle is endgame bitches (@frankloveskaren) August 20, 2019
Who thought putting Harry Styles floating head in between two armpits was cute?
— joey gage (@joeygage1) August 20, 2019
Get harry styles armpits off my tl
— ADHDaniel (@the_dantichrist) August 19, 2019
This is making me uncomfortable. His head is in focus, but his torso isn’t. His nipples look weird. And let’s not even get into the armpits. 😨😬
— Lisa Bee (@leebee4life) August 19, 2019
Frankly, we’re not sure if this is a positive or negative reaction.
Gna keep myself hydrated today by licking the sweat off Harry Styles’ armpits
— a (@somebodysocool) August 20, 2019
Some have questions about the former One Direction boy bander’s pits.
why does harry styles’ armpits look kinda long in the rolling stone magazine cover
— ryan (@ryeadra) August 20, 2019
Why does Harry Styles have less armpit hair than me https://t.co/puj0BNoKtp
— Katie (@_Kboom) August 19, 2019
Others had thoughts about his pit grooming.
i’m glad harry styles trims his armpit hair otherwise i would have absolutely no respect for him as an entity
— harry styles’ armpit lice (@TURNTlTOFF) August 20, 2019
There was even a “Hairy Styles” armpit pun.
Armpit hairy styles (Harry)
— arego (@airuhgo) August 19, 2019
And lest you worry that his nipples were left out of the conversation, know that they weren’t. While they didn’t get as much attention as the pits, they are a hot topic too.
His moth tattoo makes it look like his nipples are eyes and his chest is smiling.
— Dani (@the_popester) August 19, 2019
I think this is the first time that exposed male nipples on a RS cover looks obscene. I’m confused about why... 🤔
— Michelle Matteson (@MichelleMattes4) August 20, 2019
And, fun fact, Styles has four nipples — it’s a condition called polythelia. So there are additional comments about that, with it noted that it’s unfair the third one made it in on the cover and the fourth didn’t.
3/4 of Harry Styles’ nipples have now been on the cover of Rolling Stone. pic.twitter.com/LmiTdbtbBG
— Stats Britain ft. Louis Tomlinson and Friends (@StatsBritain) August 20, 2019
we got 3 nipples today ladies!!
— courtney (@courtantoniello) August 19, 2019
Not enough coverage of the third nipple imo
— Logan 🌸 (@tuffcontender) August 19, 2019
The third is there, right by the butterfly! The fourth one gets no stardom, though. Poor thing.
— 𝕽𝖆𝖊 𝕼𝖚𝖎𝖌𝖑𝖊𝖞 (@ItsRaeQuigley) August 20, 2019
im glad the extra nipples didnt get edited out
— lena (@tenderhvrry) August 19, 2019
I see they included his superfluous nipple.
— TruthyRay🇺🇸🇧🇷 (@TruthyRay) August 20, 2019
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