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Sam Smith: Stop Grindr, it’s ruining romance

Gabby Jeffries August 19, 2014
Sam Smith

Sam Smith

Recently out singer Sam Smith has attacked hookup apps Grindr and Tinder for “ruining romance”.

The Money on My Mind singer told the Metro: “No offence to people who go on Tinder but I just feel like it’s ruining romance, I really do.

“We’re losing the art of conversation and being able to go and speak to people and you’re swiping people.

“From my experience the most beautiful people I’ve been on dates with are the dumbest, so why would I swipe people who are ‘unattractive’ when I could potentially fall in love with them?

“Stop Tinder and Grindr!”

He added that he has found a potential boyfriend the old-fashioned way, saying: “I’ve been on a couple of dates. I’m good at dates. I used to get really nervous but now I’m better.

“There is one particular guy that I’ve been on a few dates with. I like him but who knows?”

Earlier this week he denied rumours that he is ‘in talks’ to record the theme tune for the next James Bond film.

Smith, who revealed in May that his album was written about a man he had fallen in love with, previously claimed people need to “act” equal if they want equal rights.

He said: “I would say just be yourself. Don’t make it an issue. Let’s make it a normality.”

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