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Ryan Gosling Makes Harry Styles' Heart Race in BBC Radio 1's 'Heart Monitor Challenge'
Styles also talked about making his film debut in 'Dunkirk' during his latest Breakfast Show interview.
Leave it to Harry Styles to make hearts skip a beat because of his own heart rate. On Monday (July 17) Styles stopped by BBC Radio 1âs Breakfast Show with Nick GrimshawÂ to talk about his upcoming film Dunkirk and to play the âHeart Monitor Challenge.â In the game, Grimshaw attached a heart rate monitor to the "Sign of the Times" singer andÂ showed him a series of pictures to see which would elicit the greatestÂ change in his heart rate.Â While Styles'Â biggest heart jump resulted from aÂ chelsea boot (a Styles fashion staple), a shirtless picture of Ryan Gosling fromÂ The NotebookÂ was a close second, with Styles' heart rate reaching 80 beats per minute. As Styles gushed over how the movie still was from a good scene, GrimshawÂ called him out for his heart rate rising at such a rapid paceÂ --Â which Styles quicklyÂ denied with a sheepishÂ "no it's not!" Despite his brief embarrassment, Styles spoke to Grimmy about his love for rom-coms, saying he's seen The Notebook around 30 times and watched Pretty Woman four times just the other week.Â "Iâm too on edge, so I like watching things where I know what happens at the end,â he said. Although Styles' WWII epicÂ DunkirkÂ -- which hits theatersÂ Friday (July 21) -- is nothing like a rom-com, he had nothing but good things to say about his experience with theÂ intense period piece.Â TheÂ singer said he was thrilled to get on board with the Christopher Nolan-directed film early onÂ and explained that rather than dressing in his typical rock nâ roll style, to secure the part, he âpurposely went [into the audition] in a beanie hat and jumper,' adding with a chuckle,Â "I should maybe try to blank canvas this down a little." Â Styles also detailed what it was like working on set, having to remember lines, and how he tearedÂ up at the London premiere seeing everything come together. Watch Styles' "Heart Mon
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