Sam Smith wants a daddy! Non-binary star wants to date older men as they admit feeling lonely during lockdown
British singer Sam Smith revealed Sunday that they want to date an older man after “freaking out” about being single during coronavirus lockdown.
The 27-year-old non-binary star’s last public relationship was with 13 Reasons Why actor Brandon Flynn in 2018. Once social distancing restrictions were enforced by government, Smith jumped to dating apps.
Same, Smith, same.
Sam Smith: ‘I think I want to be with someone older now.’
Speaking on SiriusXM, Smith said: “For the first two weeks I was like: ‘Oh my God, I’m single’.
“I went on this dating thing and it was the worst!
“And then you get attached to guys, and then you’re forming quarantine relationships over the phone, it’s a dangerous path.”
The “Promises” hitmaker added: “I think I want to be with someone older now.
“I need someone who has passions and has their own drive.
“It’s nice to be able to date on your phone. I haven’t done it in years – I just want the romance.”
Smith described how they have now made an account on Raya, the exclusive celebrity dating app.
‘Stay With Me’ singer faced backlash for ‘quarantine meltdown’ post.
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Smith has been transparent about their mental health throughout the coronavirus pandemic, and they claimed in April to have been sickened with COVID-19.
They endured sharp criticism earlier this when they shared a picture of them crying, with the caption: “Stages of a quarantine meltdown”.
People online inexplicably began to compare them to 99-year-old war veteran captain Tom Moore.
The weird trend saw trolls target Smith, often misgendering them, and prompted Smith to respond to the bubbling backlash.
“You know me,” they said on Heart Breakfast, “I’m always sharing all of my feelings all the time and trying to be as human as possible.
“But sometimes maybe people can read it wrongly but that wasn’t really meaning it in a malicious or nasty way, I was just trying to be myself.”