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Katherine Ryan weighs in on Met Police controversy as she praises Harry Styles

Katherine Ryan has waded in on the Metropolitan Police controversies and insists Harry Styles could change their image.

It comes after a report into The Met found the organisation to be racist, misogynistic and homophobic.

An official report by Lady Louise Casey following the abduction and murder of Sarah Everard in March 2021 concluded that The Met is rapidly losing the trust of the public.

Lady Casey went on to explain that the organisation is "broken" and is "yet to free itself of institutional racism," while also being guilty of being homophobic.

Comedian Katherine, 39, believes the force could use Harry Styles, 29, who took on the role of playing a gay policeman in the 2022 film, My Policeman.

Katherine Ryan has praised Grammy winning singer turned actor Harry Styles (Getty Images)
The singer took on the role of Tom, a gay policeman in 1957 (WireImage)

In the movie, Harry's character Tom falls in love with a museum curator, Patrick and they quickly form a sexual relationship, despite homosexuality being illegal in 1957.

Their relationship remains a secret despite Tom going on to marry Marion Taylor who later discovers her husband is engaging in sexual activities and falling in love with a man.

Reflecting on Styles' two films both released last year, she explained that Don't Worry Darling was "controversial".

Harry's character fell in love with a museum curator (Amazon Prime)

The Canadian star continued: "You know, the police could use a real shot in the arm because everybody hates the police at the minute.

"So to make Harry Styles a gay policeman, I'm in, that's what the police force needs!"

But Katherine didn't stop there as she went on to state that people often "snub" comedy at large awards ceremonies including the Oscars.

The star who recently partnered up with meal kit company Gousto continued: "People are snobby about comedy, sometimes they don't feel it's true art.

Katherine teamed up with Gousto to create a limited edition popcorn range (Gousto)

"But I think it's harder to be funny than it is to be dramatic.

"Harry Styles can do it all, he's one of them."

Styles received widespread praise for his role alongside Emma Corrin and David Dawson in My Policeman with the Los Angeles Time stating that Harry "carries the day" in the movie.

Harry starred alongside Emma Corrin and David Dawson in the 2022 film (Press Association Images)

In the film, Harry is seen engaging in sexual activities with Dawson's character, with sources previously explaining he was keen to fully throw himself into the role.

Reflecting on filming such intimate scenes while fully nude, Styles said: "It does feel vulnerable, I'd never kissed anyone on camera before and it felt like giving a part of myself away in some ways.

"I think the most important thing in that stuff is trust, I think if you speak about it properly with everyone that's involved.

"If you remember that the most important thing on the set is the two human beings doing it. If at any point either one of you is uncomfortable, I think having the conversation where it's like, 'It doesn't matter if they're getting great stuff, if you don’t feel good, you tell me and we'll stop.'"

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