Sam Smith's recent proclamation
that he wants to take a break from music to “spend some time dating” should come as no surprise, after the 23-year-old revealed he's never got to the stage of calling someone his 'boyfriend'.
During the press tour for Spectre -
for which he's written history-making theme tune ‘Writing’s On The Wall’ - the Sam spoke with E! News
about dating in the public eye, and admitted he doesn't have any pre-fame romantic experience to compare it to.
"I’ve never had a boyfriend so I don’t really know any different, which I think is very lucky actually", Smith said. "I’m still learning on what’s right and what’s normal in dates."
The four-time Grammy winner added: "I think with anyone, you’ve got to learn how to trust people and there’s different challenges and hurdles in my life now but I’m trying to remain as normal as I was before."
When asked if he was ready for a new boyfriend, Sam replied, "Is anyone ready for a relationship? I don’t know. Who knows?"
"I’ve been single now for 23 years so I don’t know. It’s going to take something."
Sam was previously linked to dancer Jonathan Seizel, whom he met on the set of the ‘Like I Can’ music video and split up from in January. Rumours also swirled that he went on a few dates with Charlie King
earlier this year.
Earlier this month, Sam announced a hiatus from music
after performing at LA’s Hollywood Bowl.
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