He discovered a huge international following after shooting to fame in One Direction – but why is #treatharrywithkindness trending now?

Although being one of the world’s most known singers, Harry Styles doesn’t often share much about his life online.

Despite this, every now and again some new glimpse of the Adore You vocalist, 26, is posted on the internet.

However because the star is known for his privacy, these pics can lead some fans to become protective if they feel this is being taken for granted.

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Why is #treatharrywithkindness trending?

  • Fans are tweeting the phrase in a bid to remind others to value the singer’s privacy.

It all seems to have started on Monday when a couple of new pictures of Harry started to do the rounds on the internet.

Some of the images showed the Harry posing for a quick selfie with his fans while others caught him stepping out of his car.

A few people quickly alleged that Harry wasn’t happy to have been seen and approached while out and about.

One person wrote: “Can’t you see the discomfort on his face? He’s so annoyed. He likes to be private. No one likes stalkers.

“RESPECT HIS PRIVACY. Treat people with kindness includes harry too.”

Does Harry have any other connection with the Treat People With Kindness phrase?

The star has actually been using the saying for a number of years and has incorporated it into his music.

Harry has a song called Treat People With Kindness which is the 11th song on his album Fine Line.

In addition, Harry’s website explains that fans can get an exclusive Treat People With Kindness hair tie set from the merch stand on his tour.

The profits from these purchases, as well as some of ticket sales money, are then donated to local charities in the area of the gig.

What else is going on with Harry? Is he up for any awards soon?

Yes! Harry has been nominated in the Best International Artist category at the ARIAs.

Fans have also been ensuring to tweet regularly about this as to keep him trending for this award.

The ARIAs are the Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards and nominees were revealed on Monday.

Harry is competing against nine other performers including Dua Lipa, Eminem, Taylor Swift and Lewis Capaldi.

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