Sam Smith has been mocked for discussing the craziest rumor they’ve ever heard about themselves – which is that they’re secretly the singer Adelebut in drag.
The star, 30, told Drew Barrymore on Monday that the conspiracy theory emerged because she and Adele, 34, have never been seen in the same room.
And what’s more, non-binary singer Sam, who uses the pronouns “she/it,” said that if you slow down Adele’s voice, it does sound like theirs.
‘Nobody said this in their wildest dreams’: Sam Smith has been mocked for claiming people think she and Adele are the same person because they’ve never been photographed together
Sam said, “Everyone thinks I’m Adele. We’ve never been seen in the same room together. If you slow her voice down, it sounds a bit like mine” (Adele pictured at the BRIT Awards in February
Sam said, “Everyone thinks I’m Adele. We’ve never been seen in the same room together. If you slow down her voice, it sounds a bit like mine.’
But fans went wild, tweeting, “Nobody, in their wildest fever dream, drunk and high on opioids, has EVER said that Sam Smith is Adele in cross-dressing.
‘The voice? Pitched certainly sounds like it. But physically? Not even a blind man would make that mistake.’
Zany: Non-binary singer Sam, who uses the pronouns ‘she/it’, talked about crazy conspiracy theories on the show
You what? Drew was very baffled by the story and seemed to get on well with the singer
Asked: The funny interview came after Sam wore a long, black dress on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and discussed changing lyrics for a recent performance at the White House
“I want Adele’s reaction to what Sam Smith said.”
One thing is “hey, they sound alike!” and another is “Adele is Sam Smith in drag!”. Not quite the same.’
The English singer-songwriter performed at a ceremony at the White House in December when President Joe Biden signed the Respect For Marriage Act into law.
“You sang Stay With Me, which I love, but you changed some lyrics?” Jimmy said.
Something to say: fans weren’t exactly convinced by the comparison and took to Twitter in droves
“Yes, I did,” confirmed Sam, accessorizing with dangling earrings and a necklace.
“What lyrics did you change?” Jimmy asked.
“It’s a lonely song about one night stands, so I decided…” Sam said as the studio audience burst into laughter.
‘Is that right?’ said Jimmy.
‘Yes it is. It’s pretty depressing,” Sam said.
“I always sing it happy,” Jimmy said.
“But I turned it into a love song. And it was really beautiful. And there are certain lyrics that I’ll keep forever,” said Sam
Edited text: Sam wore a long, black dress on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday and discussed that text change
Warm reception: The 30-year-old English singer-songwriter received a warm reception from the studio audience in New York City
Sam gushed about meeting Biden, 80, and Vice President Kamala Harris, 58, as Jimmy showed a photo of the non-binary singer posing with the politicians.
‘He’s fantastic. They are all great. Kamala loved my handbag, which made me very happy,” said Sam. “They were all very sweet and kind to me and everyone, my band, loved them. It was a beautiful day.’
Sam was on the NBC talk show prior to their appearance as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live.
London-born Gloria’s fourth studio album will be released on January 27.
Presidential appearance: Sam performed at a White House ceremony in December as President Joe Biden signed the Respect For Marriage Act into law