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‘Ugly, fat and effeminate,’ US radio DJ unleashes on-air rant against Sam Smith

‘Ugly, fat and effeminate,’ US radio DJ unleashes on-air rant against Sam Smith

In an astonishing verbal on air attack, Howard Stern, a veteran US radio show host and judge on America’s Got Talent, said of UK singer Sam Smith: ‘Do you know what I love about that guy? He’s an ugly motherf***er.’

‘He’s fat. And I love it. You know what, he looks gay to me. Not that anybody looks gay but he does seem effeminate,’ he added.

The 61-year-old DJ, which TMZ once dsecribed as having made a career out of controversy, also predicted the openly gay singer’s career success will be short-lived.

He said, ‘I feel like that [Stay With Me] will be his only hit song. I’d like to get him in here and congratulate him on beating the odds.’

The 22-year-old singer and songwriter came to fame in 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure’s breakthrough single ‘Latch’, which peaked at number 11 on the UK Singles Chart.

Smith has since topped the list of best-selling artist albums in 2014 and has been nominated for six Grammys.

While Smith has not officially responded to Stern’s comments, he posted tweeted two posts ‘Can’t believe what I’ve just read,’ and ‘Ignore’ without any references.

He also retweeted a message from Bonnie Hunt, an American stand-up comedian and actress, which said, ‘Sam, you never let all the amazing reviews go to your head, Pls never let negative remarks go to your heart. You are loved.’