One Direction star Harry Styles has said that following Miley Cyrus' recent performance at the MTV VMA's, he believes twerking is "inappropriate".

In a video interview with Moviefone in America, the 19-year-old said: "I think it's quite inappropriate. Especially with the age groups that it's aimed at. I think it’s, you know, promoting promiscuity.”

 Harry's latest comments on Miley's performance are in sharp contrast to his views earlier in the week when he said, "She's quite shy and I think it's time she came out of her shell. [It was] family friendly. You could watch it with your kids and your grandma."

Speaking to Yahoo! at the premiere of This Is Us, fellow 1Der Louis Tomlinson said: "We were shocked by how much coverage there was. I think she was shocked."

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