Will those who believe Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles are in love please explain the obsession?
Larry Stylinson? I don’t get it. Like, on every level possible.
And from some of the graphic images I’ve seen on Google, the belief goes wayyyy beyond a bromance.
As a gay man, it would be amazing if Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson were having a secret romance. I’ve even written a blog as to why I believe Louis Tomlinson should be gay.
There are always gay rumours about celebrities floating around, I simply fail to comprehend why Larry Shippers dedicate so much of their life to trying to prove a shared fantasy is fact.
But this serious sub-culture’s obsession with the topic is very real and prolific – a quick Google search on Larry Stylinson reveals whole Tumblr sites from around the world filled with photos of Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson captured in suggestive poses with accompanying essays as to why this is proof of their love.
Even more incredible is the fan art. Devoted and artistic Larry Shippers have spent time drawing, painting and sketching out comic book strips about Larry Stylinson‘s supposed love affair.
At last count there were over one million pictures uploaded about the topic on Instagram.
I mean, on one hand it’s fabulous but on the other it’s also completely bonkers.
I can’t imagine The Beatles, New Kids On The Block, Backstreet Boys and Take That had to deal with similar crazes. But then, they existed before the internet was what it is today.
But maybe that’s the age we live in now – a world where there’s always someone awake who can upload the latest pictures of Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles and keep this Larry Stylinson theory alive.
Look, I’m still getting my head around this so perhaps the Larry Shippers can convince me as to why I should ship them.
In the meantime click through the gallery above to witness the dedication for yourself.
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