When a pop star moves into your attic

Singer Harry Styles' stay at the home of producer Ben Winston and his wife inspired a sitcom, Happy Together

Felix Mallard, Amber Stevens West and Damon Wayans Jr star in Happy Together.
Felix Mallard, Amber Stevens West and Damon Wayans Jr star in Happy Together.PHOTO: CBS TELEVISION STUDIOS

Imagine if pop idol Harry Styles suddenly moved in with you and your family.

This is what happened to producer Ben Winston and his wife Meredith, who secretly let Styles, a friend, crash in their attic at the peak of the latter's stardom with the boyband One Direction (2010 to 2016).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 04, 2019, with the headline 'When a pop star moves into your attic'. Subscribe