Internet divided over Sam Smith wearing corset in new magazine photoshoot
Earlier this month, singer Sam Smith was featured as the cover star of a magazine’s latest issue, where the theme of their photoshoot was body autonomy. In the past, Smith has spoken publicly about her struggles with weight and body image. Now, the singer has shared new images from their latest photoshoot, which has reignited the debate about fatphobia and body diversity, with some social media users slamming the singer for ‘attention-seeking’ while others ‘wanted to see the old Sam. ‘ Again. A few supported the photoshoot, calling it ‘very iconic’. Also Read: Sam Smith Says He’s A ‘Very Cheesy Person’
On Tuesday, Sam took to Instagram to share their latest photos. One person responded to Sam’s photos from a recent photoshoot for Perfect magazine, saying, “I don’t get the point? How is this art? Cutting off blood for a photoshoot is not a positive message. I don’t. All bodies are beautiful so don’t worry about their weight or shape, but at least wear something that fits you.” . It’s not healthy to wear clothes that are two sizes too tight. There are better ways to attract attention, and this is definitely not it. It is.” One Instagram user asked, “Where’s old Sam?” Singer Demi Lovato commented, “I’m obsessed.” One comment also read, “Very iconic.”
Meanwhile, a Twitter user shared pictures of Sam’s photoshoot and tweeted, “The biggest lie is gender identity and believing that men can become women.” Another person tweeted, “Show business is getting worse and worse, the level of depravity is increasing.” Another tweeted, “Sam Smith is a terrible role model…how could anyone watch this?” Another tweeted, “Wake ups destroy people,” along with photos of Sam.
Earlier this month, Sam Smith was slammed by a section of the Grammys for singing Unholy at the 2023 Grammys. Smith wore devil horns during a performance with singer Kim Petras. Their performance was introduced by singer Madonna, who praised the duo for their ‘partnership’.
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Sam Smith’s fourth album, Gloria, debuted last month. In addition to Unholy, the album featured the songs Love Me More, Kimmy and I’m Not Here to Make Friends. Sam appeared on the cover of their album Gloria Top, and in the video for their track I’m Not Here To Make Friends, wearing a corset and bejeweled pants.
Along with their musical career, the singer was on a personal quest for self-discovery. Since coming out as non-binary in 2019 and announcing that they changed their pronouns, the singer has opened up about their body image and weight issues, dating back to their school days.