Billy Porter criticized Vogue for putting “straight white” Harry Styles on the dress cover.
The “pose” actor, who caused the famous turmoil in the 2019 Oscar in a custom Christian Siriano black tie gown, claimed to have “changed the whole game” when men tended to try skirts, but the fashion bible was wrong. Those who embrace non-binary fashion in the December 2020 cover who believe they have made the choice.
He told Sunday Times’ Style magazine: I personally. changed. NS. Overall. game. And it’s not an ego, it’s just a fact.
“I was the first person to do that, and now everyone is doing it …
“I feel like the fashion industry has accepted me because they have to do that. I’m not always convinced. That’s why. I created the conversation. [about non-binary fashion] Still, Vogue put Harry Styles, a straight white man, on the cover dress for the first time.
“I’m not dragging Harry Styles, but is he the one you’re trying to use to express this new conversation? He doesn’t care, because that’s what he does. Is just doing it.
“This is politics for me. This is my life. I had to dress Oscar and fight for the rest of my life to get to a place that can’t be shot by a gun now. All you have to do is be white and straight. “
The 52-year-old star loves how Lil Nas X was able to open up with his sexuality in his career, but “Montero (call me by your name)” went before him. He claimed to owe much to the gay star.
Billy, who appears in Nas’s “That’s What I Want” video, said: Someone else needs to take the torch now. I’m too old to take off my clothes and become a Teenybopper pop star. We paved the way for him, and I love it. “
The “Cinderella” actor admitted that he never dreamed of being so successful, as his sexuality was always warned to be “responsible.”
Asked if he knew he would be as successful as he was, he said: “No, because I’m gay. My queens are responsible and as I have It was said that there would never be a great success, and the denials were, otherwise, right for a very long time. “
Billy Porter believes Vogue shouldn’t have covered Harry Styles dresses
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