Harry Styles' mum defends her son's new buzzcut look

broke the internet when photos emerged of his and it provoked a mixed reaction in his fanbase - but now his mum has jumped to his defence.

There have been a that have circulated online in reaction to Styles shaving his head - for example his likeness being

It's clear this attention hasn't unnoticed by the mother of the 'As It Was' singer, Anne Twist who took to Instagram to support her son and urged fans to TPWK [Treat People With Kindness] - which also a popular phase and song from Styles.

In an Instagram post, Twist wrote: “When you consider that H has a legacy of kindness and inclusion, has always made every effort to make everyone feel seen and appreciated for exactly who they are... there’s an irony in the negativity he’s been shown for having a haircut."

“Sorry but I don’t get it," she added.

The post included a clear snap of Styles with his shaved head, followed by a screenshot of a headline that reads: "Harry Styles fans shocked over shaved head reveal: ‘Ruined my entire life’."