Sam Smith Responds To Howard Stern’s “Fat” Insult, Posts A Shirtless Pic On Instagram

Mike Wass | January 26, 2015 12:04 pm
Sam Smith Break-Up With Boyfriend
Well, that was quick. Sam Smith has already broken up with boyfriend Jonathan Zeizel.

Sam Smith is having a rough start to 2015. The Brit broke up with boyfriend Jonathan Zeizel last week and was recently forced to hand over 12.5% of his “Stay With Me” royalties to Tom Petty due to “notable similarities” with the singer/songwriter’s 1989 single “I Won’t Back Down.” Oh, and he was also called “an ugly motherfucker” by Howard Stern over the weekend. “You know what I like about the guy?” the shock jock asked listeners. “He’s an ugly motherfucker. He’s fat, I love it.”

Instead of asking Lady Gaga for a ride in the Born Brave Bus (a safe place for victims of bullying), Sam decided to rise above it. “I can’t believe what I’ve just read,” he tweeted. That was followed by: “Ignore.” Today (January 26), the multiple Grammy nominee has carried on as usual — posting his usual mix of selfies and song lyrics on Instagram. He also shared a shirtless pic, perhaps to refute Stern’s unflattering assessment of his appearance. See the full pic and tweets after the jump.

Howard Stern’s commentary on Sam’s weight:

Sam’s tweets:

A shirtless selfie:

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