Yesterday, the actor took to his Twitter to tease a fan gushing over Harry Styles, who wrote, "You don't know how happy you make me everyday."
"I wish I can meet you one day and hug you, follow me please?" the fan continued in their tweet directed at the former One Direction member, "I love you!
Pretty standard stan fare, if you ask us. That said, Elgort ended up retweeting it and writing, "ppl r legitimately crazy on this app."
However, his response garnered mixed reactions from Twitter. Because while some people found Elgort's call out amusing, more than few other users chided him for "dragging" fans who were "minding [their own] business."
WHY DID ANSEL ELGORT HAVE TO DESTROY THIS PERSON LIKE THAT LMAOOO pic.twitter.com/132v1AgQNg— dana (@FINELINEDANA) May 7, 2020
imagine minding your business and suddenly getting dragged by ansel elgort for breathing pic.twitter.com/qOBrZ2fd66— sandy ⋆ˊˎ- (@hsvintagecurls) May 7, 2020
Later though, Elgort clarified that he didn't really mean anything by it, writing, "why everyone think crazy is bad?"
He then continued to respond to people unhappy with his initial tweet by (incorrectly) responding that Styles isn't even on Twitter and that "ppl take everything 2 serious."
why everyone think crazy is bad?— Ansel (@AnselElgort) May 7, 2020
hes not even on here lol— Ansel (@AnselElgort) May 7, 2020
ppl take everything 2 serious— Ansel (@AnselElgort) May 7, 2020
Not only that, but Elgort went on to spend the rest of the evening tweeting that he's a fan of many musical artists himself, and that he "used to use Twitter to follow stans" — though he refused to indulge a stan of his former classmate, Timothée Chalamet.
And though it's still unclear what exactly motivated Elgort to pick up the tweet in the first place, at the very least, you can see who else the star is stanning, below.
most defiantly no cap— Ansel (@AnselElgort) May 7, 2020
already do bitch— Ansel (@AnselElgort) May 7, 2020
i used to use twitter to follow stans— Ansel (@AnselElgort) May 7, 2020
yo timmys a private guy so im not just gonna go telling stories so ppl can stop asking. i learned my lesson telling stories about private people, sometimes ur not sure whats suppose 2 be private. especially if u like telling stories— Ansel (@AnselElgort) May 7, 2020
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