Harry Styles is one of the biggest popstars in the world. The One Direction star always finds ways to get limelight in some meaningful way. He did just that in a huge way after he stopped in the middle of the concert to find his first-ever teacher in the audience.
The 28-year old singer was performing at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester, U.K. on Wednesday. CBS News got a video from a fan who was present among the 20,000 audiences in the concert.
Styles told the audiences that he wants everyone to get really quiet. The star asked them that he wants to try and find a certain someone who’s among the audiences. He added that they’ll all try to find them if they wouldn’t mind. He revealed that his first-ever teacher Mrs. Vernon is in the crowd.
I’m going to ask a favor from you because I’d like to try and find someone in the audience. So, we’re going to get really quiet and I’m going to see if I can locate this person if you don’t mind helping me. My first-ever school teacher is here tonight. Her name’s Mrs. Vernon and I believe she’s in the crowd.
Styles then found his teacher, and fell to his knees out of the excitement. He definitely remembered her and had a great bond with her, as he was very enthusiastic about seeing her. He asked her how she’d been, while going through waves of nostalgia.
There she is. Mrs. Vernon! How are you? I hear you’re retiring. I’d just like to thank you for everything in those formative years. Thank you so much. It means a lot to me that you’re here tonight.
Mrs. Vernon told The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show after the show about how great it was to teach Styles. She said that he was 4 or 5 years old, and “a little bit of a monkey, cheeky and he had a lot of friends.” The Manchester show was the second show in Styles’ Love on Tour. After the Texas school shooting, he announced that he would be donating $1 million to the Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund.
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