Cryptic tweet sends Harry Styles fans into meltdown

Danny Thompson
Harry Styles attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/FilmMagic)

One Direction fans were sent into meltdown after Harry Styles broke a lengthy Twitter silence to post a cryptic one word tweet.

The singer, who has not tweeted since May, yesterday took to the site to say, simply, “Do”.

Now, despite the fact there is a chance the singer accidentally sent the tweet as his phone was in his pocket, Styles has got many of his 33 million followers excited, and some slightly confused

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Some fans took the tweet to mean Styles has new music on the way. One said: “omg ur posting ur single’s title in words aren’t u.”

One mused : “Imagine the title of his new single being ‘Do’.”

Another said: "Is this new? One lyric word every day? We will have the whole song in a year!!! Yey!!,"

One fan commented: “He'll break the Internet just by tweeting "do"“

Others accused the 25-year-old of leading fans on with someone calling him a: "f***ing tease," and another saying: "harry you cant just tweet one word and then leave why are you such a tease."

The tweet, despite containing just two characters, has so far received nearly 75,000 comments, been retweeted 184,000 times, and has more than half a million likes.

After One Direction announced a hiatus in 2016, Styles released his self-titled debut album in 2017. It quickly went to number one around the world.

Not bad for a lad from Cheshire.

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There is a possibility the cryptic tweet does have something to do with new music, as it is no secret he has been recording a new album.

He recently told Rolling Stone magazine he bit his tongue during recording after taking magic mushrooms. He said: “We were doing mushrooms and I bit off the tip of my tongue. So I was trying to sing with all this blood gushing out of my mouth.”