Sam Smith has been blasted by livid followers after admitting he ‘would not like’ Michael Jackson.
The Keep With Me singer, 26, was caught on video saying ‘I do not like Michael Jackson however this can be a good music’, whereas listening to one of many late pop icon’s tracks throughout a ship journey with fellow musician Adam Lambert.
Controversy: Sam Smith has been caught on video saying he ‘would not like’ Michael Jackson… and blasted by seething followers who known as for a public apology
‘Right here is the factor in case you say ‘I do not like Michael Jackson’s music’ I can tolerate it, however in case you say ‘You do not like MJ’ its private! Did you ever even meet him?’ one fan raged.
One other added: ‘This most likely seems like an over exaggeration however Sam Smith ought to be pressured into apologizing for saying he would not like Michael Jackson.’
‘Sure Sam Smith can have his opinion, in fact. However you possibly can’t simply say ‘I do not like Michael Jackson’, it’s important to say ‘I am very sorry however Michael Jackson’s songs aren’t my fave.’ That is it. Pay some respect to the final word LEGEND and eternally #1 of billions,’ a 3rd wrote.
A fourth follower penned: ‘Sam Smith is over. What self respecting musician says they do not like Michael Jackson? Honey..’
Confession: The Keep With Me singer, 26, was caught on video saying ‘I do not like Michael Jackson however this can be a good music’, whereas listening to one of many late pop icon’s tracks throughout a ship journey with fellow musician Adam Lambert
Backlash: Adam (pictured) shortly deleted the Instagram clip on Saturday amid backlash
Nonetheless, others rushed to Sam’s defence, insisting the I am Not The Solely One singer is entitled to his opinion.
‘Sam Smith saying he would not like Michael Jackson does not imply s**t! god I can checklist so many good artists that I do not like their music and it is MY opinion. He should not fake to love everybody’s music as a result of he is well-known.. he wasn’t even hating!’ one fan wrote.
‘Okay however in all seriousness, idk why folks would drag Sam Smith for not liking Michael Jackson. not everybody has to love each movie star. it is so dumb to start out drama over. we’re all human. simply do not convey consideration to it,’ a second consumer penned.
MailOnline has contacted Sam’s consultant for remark.
Fury: Michael Jackson followers took to Twitter to vent their fury
It comes after Sam admitted he is ‘going by some s***’ amid his rumoured break up from 13 Causes Why actor Brandon Flynn.
Candidly addressing the group at a New York gig in June, he mentioned: ‘I do know that everybody on this room proper now’s going by some s***. I do know I am going by some s***.’
Sam and Brandon are understood to have broke issues off in June – with a supply telling
Assist: Nonetheless, others rushed to Sam’s defence, insisting the I am Not The Solely One singer is entitled to his opinion
The singer – who has deleted quite a few snaps of the pair from his social media accounts – is claimed to be ‘devastated’ concerning the break up, as 24-year-old Brandon was ‘essentially the most vital’ romance the Too Good At Goodbyes singer has had.
The insider added: ‘Sam is clearly devastated. That is essentially the most vital relationship he has ever had. Fortunately he’s on tour throughout the US in the meanwhile which has been a welcome distraction.’
The alleged break up comes simply months after the singer claimed he was excited to lastly pen some ‘completely satisfied love songs’ after discovering love with the actor.
Talking in January, he mentioned: ‘I am in a relationship proper now and for the primary time, I feel I should be completely satisfied. I am really asking myself if I will be writing some completely satisfied love songs quickly.’
Dignified silence: Regardless of the social media backlash to his feedback, Sam has remained tight-lipped on the controversy