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Harry Styles says he's not using sexual ambiguity to be 'more interesting'

Harry Styles waves Pride flags as he performs at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for HS)

Harry Styles has said he isn't using sexuality ambiguity as a means to appear "more interesting".

The former One Direction member, who is known for his androgynous fashion choices, said he wasn't "sitting on an answer" when it came to the question of his orientation.

The 25-year-old told the Guardian's Weekend magazine that he wasn't "sprinkling in nuggets of sexual ambiguity to try and be more interesting".

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Styles went on: “In terms of how I wanna dress, and what the album sleeve’s gonna be, I tend to make decisions in terms of collaborators I want to work with. I want things to look a certain way. Not because it makes me look gay, or it makes me look straight, or it makes me look bisexual, but because I think it looks cool. And more than that, I dunno, I just think sexuality’s something that’s fun.

Harry Styles attends The Metropolitan Museum Of Art's 2019 Costume Institute Benefit "Camp: Notes On Fashion" at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

"Honestly? I can’t say I’ve given it any more thought than that.”

His comments come as he's released his second solo album, ‘Fine Lines’, this week. Earlier in the year, his single ‘Lights Up’ caused a stir among fans after the video, which featured Styles in a crowd of barely-dressed men women, was released on National Coming Out Day.

Meanwhile, his former bandmate Liam Payne recently dropped his solo effort, LP1.

When speaking about the differences between his and Styles' musical output, Payne described himself as the "Antichrist version of what Harry is".