According to, Harry Styles was in Philadelphia this past weekend.  He was in town attending the funeral for the mother of one of his friends. says that Harry became friends with Xander Ritz back in 2015.  Ritz's family lives in Wayne, PA and in fact, Harry has visited Xander several times over the past 4 years.  There is even a Tumbler fan page dedicated to pair's relationship called xander ft harry.

Unfortunately, this visit was to pay his respects.  Xander's mother, Cynthia Ritz, passed away last week.

According to LinkedIn, Ritz is the co-founder of The Loyalist, which is "a technology and manufacturing platform that powers commerce for media properties, brands, and influencers."  He graduated from the University of Maryland College Park in 2006.  He was also a member of the school's lacrosse team. reported that Cynthia Ritz's family held a celebration of her life on Sunday at the Wayne Art Center.  The site also said that Cynthia left behind "her husband Dr. Joe Ritz of forty years as well as Xander, Max, Georgia, Mike and Tuck."

Harry just appeared on the Late Late Show with James Corden.  He took part in a dodge ball game that pitted celebs from the U.K. with celebs from the U.S.


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