Robert Pattinson’s latest fashion serve challenges gender stereotypes and the internet is divided

Robert Pattinson in a leather jacket on the red carpet

Robert Pattinson is no stranger to polarizing his fanbase and his latest public appearance is causing strife in red and blue states alike.

For years, the actor was caught in the contentious debate of whether his brooding vampire character of Edward in the Twilight series was more desirable over Taylor Lautner’s ab-tastic werewolf Jacob. In certain instances, the Team Edward vs. Team Jacob debate ended friendships, destroyed holidays, and nearly ruined all of Kristen Stewart’s likeability.

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On Friday, the online furor surrounding Pattinson found a new victim–his fashion swagger.

While in recent years the British-born star traded Edward’s alternative flannels for The Batman’s gothy black suits, Pattinson’s latest style makeover was devoid of anything drab or sinister and downright fashion-forward.

Channeling his inner supermodel, Pattinson turned up to Dior’s Fall/Winter 2023 menswear show challenging gender stereotypes by rocking a glittery navy kilt skirt, brown fur jacket, knee-high stockings and black boots. Your turn, Team Jacob!

The 36-year-old also took to the show’s runway as he proudly sashayed down the catwalk hand-in-hand with Dior’s creative director Kim Jones and “Game of Thrones” star Gwendolyn Christie. A new “Trinity” is born!

While queer celebs like Billy Porter, Lil Nas X and Jonathan Van Ness have been pushing sartorial boundaries for years, Pattinson is the latest heterosexual male star to embrace the skirt aesthetic. Brad Pitt, Harry Styles, and Pete Davidson are just a few others who have recently said yes to the dress.

As expected, reactions to Pattinson’s androgynous fit came fast and strong.

The internet appeared evenly divided as many christened him fashion’s latest It boy, as others were ready to nail him to a cross for daring to step outside society’s rigid style norms.

The critiques left little room for rebuttal:


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Internet Divided More than Redditor ‘Not Respecting’ Boyfriend’s Spiritual Mom’s Policies

A woman is searching for the internet’s information soon after a significantly less-than-clean initially check out to meet her boyfriend’s mom and dad.

In the now-viral article to the subreddit “Am I The A**gap,” user Sea-Tangerine-4123 said that due to the fact of COVID she was not able to pay a visit to her boyfriend’s parents in the U.S. She mentioned the two satisfied in Paris and have been residing alongside one another for the very last six months.

“I was far more than delighted to go simply because certainly it is quite crucial for him,” she wrote.

Vogue noted in 2016 that according to a review revealed in the Journal of Family Reports in 2014, conference a sizeable other’s parents can give “insight into how your companion could behave as a spouse or dad or mum down the line, and suggest what kind of substance resources they’re going to have at their disposal for increasing a family.”

In the report, Dr. Deanna Brann, an qualified in in-regulation dynamics and writer of Reluctantly Relevant Revisited: Breaking Cost-free of the Mother-in-Law/Daughter-in-Regulation Conflict explained that in the course of the initial conference it really is very best to “stay absent from subject areas that could trigger friction or defensiveness on someone’s component.” If the mom and dad do convey up a topic that the lover disagrees with, the very first conference may possibly not be the ideal time to air that, she told the magazine.

Upon arrival at her boyfriend’s house the Redditor was shocked at his parent’s behavior, she wrote. She said when at initially, they have been welcoming and items ended up heading great, they then took a transform.

“For the duration of our to start with meal, they then asked me if I knew any prayer and I said no,” she wrote. “His mother then explained to me ‘it’s the minimum you could know’ and I was like wtf ‘sorry but I you should not imagine in god.'”

She reported she was afterwards amazed to discover that her boyfriend’s mother desired the couple to rest in independent rooms for the reason that it was “a lot more proper.”

“I have never ever observed an adult couple sleeping independently. We stay jointly so like why would she care?” she wrote.

She said she attempted to make a joke which only seemed to make the circumstance even worse.

“Considering that it appears that the concern was about intercourse I experimented with to reassure her by generating a joke and she seemed so offended by the fact that I had implied we ended up having intercourse, I felt like I had insulted her even while we are each grown ups.”

Soon after trying to persuade his mother normally, the two slept in individual rooms.

The predicament arrived to a head when his mother predicted she would be part of them for church. The Redditor declined declaring that church made her not comfortable specified that she does not believe that in God. She

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