Have the Jacob Elordi and Austin Butler stans tried giving peace an opportunity but? Fandoms for the 2 actors are up in arms on X (the social media platform previously often known as Twitter) over which one’s portrayal of Elvis Presley reigns supreme.
Butler’s stint because the King of Rock and Roll got here first, delectably delivered in Baz Luhrmann’s award-winning Elvis, an epic biopic launched final yr. Elordi performs a darker model of the enduring singer within the newest Elvis-adjacent function movie, Priscilla, a Sofia Coppola–helmed mission primarily based on Priscilla Presley’s 1985 memoir, Elvis and Me.
The back-to-back motion pictures haven’t solely reinvigorated curiosity in Presley’s fame and legacy, however have additionally evoked comparisons of each actors’ interpretations of the King. It’s a rivalry Elordi apparently has little or no curiosity in.
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“I feel it might be a killer double function,” the Euphoria star advised E! Information in a latest interview. “I don’t know why folks make artwork a blood sport. They flip it into the Coliseum. It’s fucking absurd.”
Equally, Butler had nothing however type phrases for Elordi because the latter ready to take up the King’s mantle. “I simply want him all the perfect,” Butler advised Variety on the pink carpet on the Golden Globe Awards earlier this yr. “We haven’t spoken, however I hope he has a good time.”
Clearly, the stans haven’t heeded the performers’ requires peace. Since Priscilla formally dropped in theaters final month, X has been cut up into completely different camps: Staff Jacob, Staff Austin, or Staff Give-Peace-a-Likelihood. We gathered all the perfect reactions beneath.