Lauren Jauregui's fans were in for quite a whirlwind this past weekend, when a photo of the singer leaked online of her kissing another girl during a family wedding.
The photo was not posted by the Fifth Harmony member, but it seemed to be taken in a photobooth during the celebration.
Fans began tweeting about the violation of privacy, assuming that this would be outing the star as a lesbian or bisexual and not allowing her to come out when she is ready.
LAUREN JAUREGUI IS MORE THAN A LABEL, SHE'S MORE THAN HER SEXUALITY, SHE DESERVES RESPECT AND PRIVACY #WeLoveYouLauren— sea (@allysanvers) November 14, 2016
"Sexuality is not as important as the smile, charisma, passion or honesty of a person." - Lauren Jauregui— Jauregui's. (@lerndonbridge) November 14, 2016
Fans even started the trending hashtag #RespectLaurensPrivacy on Twitter.
She can never catch a break. you preach about privacy but apparently when it comes to Lauren it doesn't matter #RespectLaurensPrivacy— ❦ (@Leashysjauregui) November 14, 2016
We regret that this happened to the singer, but are also aware that her kissing a girl does not define her sexuality. She has not made any comment about the situation, and we are glad that fans are sticking up for her against people who are making accusations against her.
Can you believe this happened to Lauren? Tell us in the comments!