LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 20:  Singer Adam Lambert (L) and guitarist Brian May of Queen perform during the iHeartRadio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 20, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Adam Lambert reveals the truth behind those Sam Smith dating rumours

Adam Lambert has claimed he's not dating fellow singer Sam Smith, although he has described him as "a sweet guy." Rumours sprung up about the pair, after they were photographed getting close at Lambert's after party in New York last month. Sadly, however, Lambert has told Metro that there's no truth to the story. "Sam was out with a group of his friends, I was out with a group of mine, and we were all drinking and having a laugh," he explained. "I saw the headlines and wrote him, 'Oh my god, they think we’re dating!'" he laughed. "To be honest, we’re not that close, but the little interaction we’ve had, he’s lovely, such a sweet guy." In the interview, Lambert also talked about his ex-boyfriend Sauli Koskinen, a TV host from Finland. "In some ways, it would be good because you’d both understand the world you live in," he explained, "but it might get competitive." iHeartRadio Music Festival - Day 1 - Show Asked about whether he'd be interested in the lead role in the Freddie Mercury biopic, Lambert said, "I don’t know if I would ever want to play Freddie – I’m not sure how much I sound like Freddie." The American Idol winner, who has performed concerts with Queen, later told Digital Spy that he'd like to be in the untitled biopic as one of Freddie's boyfriends.

"I'd want to be in bed with Freddie," he said. "I think that would be appropriate at this point! I don't usually say things on the record, but that's the part I want. I want to be one of his lovers."

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