Sam Smith Doesn’t Need Grindr When He Can Have His Pick From Music Video Extras Hanging Around

Sam Smith Doesn’t Need Grindr When He Can Have His Pick From Music Video Extras Hanging Around

260182-15be5e38-857f-11e4-9f59-4e93e361b697Sam Smith rose to the top of the pop charts by baring his broken heart to the world, but now he’s met someone who will keep the shattered pieces velcroed together for a while.

Sam met Jonathan on the set of his music video (who needs Grindr when you’ve got an international music career?) for ‘Like I Can,’ where Jonathan (pictured left) was one of 20 extras dolled up in a penguin suit and hitting the town with Sam.

Here’s the chorus to the song, which doubles as a pretty solid pickup line:

Why are you looking down all the wrong roads?

When mine is the heart and the salt of the soul

There may be lovers who hold out their hands

But they’ll never love you like I can, can, can

They’ll never love you like I can, can

Sam understandably downplays the story, when he says: “It’s very early days. I’m talking very, very, very early days. But he’s really sweet. I met him on the video for Like I Can, he was one of 20 extras. It’s a surreal thing to be talking about because I haven’t even confirmed with him that we’re officially seeing each other.”

But he also added: “People need to realize I’m never going to be happy. The reason I do what I do is because I’m an artist who is always going to be blue about something.”

Well there’s some added pressure for any potential beau. Either way, mazel tov!

Here’s the video:

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22 Comments

  1. shuga chocolata
    December 19, 04:18 Reply

    I just love the headline, who really needs all those social site when you have got tons of admirers everywhere.

    #pinky how do you do? Its been a while.

  2. McGray
    December 19, 04:19 Reply

    ‘they will never love u like i can’ my dick! Thats wat many wil tel u nd after they wil break ur dick_ sorry ur heart like no other. **hisses**

      • Mr Kassy
        December 19, 04:24 Reply

        I just love his powerful touching voice.

    • B.A.D
      December 19, 07:01 Reply

      who made u dis way? who wronged u? 🙁 sammy’s album is d best thing I heard dis year 🙂 so fuckn gud.

  3. kendigin
    December 19, 04:45 Reply

    i knew it!
    that voice was just too soulful to be straight. Tho i dont see this “relationship” going anywhere.

  4. Lord II
    December 19, 05:21 Reply

    Oh that voice!!!!! Dear San you can take a mechanic or a kabu kabu driver even…..yiur voice will still have its impact on me….mua!

  5. FKA Chizzie
    December 19, 08:14 Reply

    lol Samantha is clearly one of those delusional gurrls that assume a guy is dating them because they’ve been on a couple of dates. I expect another In The Lonely Hour Vol 2 based off this guy.

    Speaking of which…Pinky whats w my stuff? is it being hoarded? ..

  6. Dennis Macauley
    December 19, 08:51 Reply

    I repent of all I said about Sam previously! It was chestnut’s idea!

    This man sings beautifully!

    “I am never gonna be happy”

    Biko why is there so much sadness with these people? You have 6 Grammy nominations, you will make a ton of money! If you are sad, go buy the entire Christian Louboutin Male line shoe collection and be happy again!

  7. Max
    December 19, 09:47 Reply

    I hope its not just another crush… Else we’ll be seeing another hit in future..
    Happy for him though

  8. A-non
    December 19, 10:03 Reply

    *leave your lover, leave him for me*

    • Max
      December 19, 10:59 Reply

      My second best….here’s my Sam Smith chart

      #1- Stay with me
      #2- Leave your lover
      #3- Latch
      #4-La La La
      #5- I’m not the only one

      • Peak
        December 19, 17:52 Reply

        Not in that way is my current favorite.
        Good thing
        I’m not the only one
        Restart
        Stay with me still gets a spin every now and then.
        He has finally gone platnium in the US (sales of 1million copies of the album)

      • enigmous
        December 20, 08:46 Reply

        And what happened to “Make it to me?”…you need to re-listen to that track abeg

  9. FKA Chizzie
    December 19, 11:41 Reply

    Mine’s :

    #1 I’ve Told You Now

    #2 Like I Can

    # 3 Good Thing

    #4 I’m Not the Only One

    # 5 Stay With Me

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