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Sam Smith says they were booted from dating app Hinge: “They thought I was a catfish”

NBCIf you see someone claiming to be Sam Smith on a dating app, it may very well be them!During an appearance on Watch What Happens Live! Thursday night, Sam says they tried to join Hinge, a U.K. dating app, but they were booted because the app thought it was a fake account.”I’m still single. I’m on the frontline with all the single people still and it’s been difficult … I’ve gone on all the apps and stuff,” Sam told host Andy Cohen.When Cohen asked if Sam took his advice and joined Tinder, Sam replied, “I took your advice and I joined this dating site called Hinge in the U.K. and they chucked me off of it after one night cause they thought I was a catfish pretending to be me.””That same thing has happened to me on dating apps but that’s why I wanted you to join Tinder because I have someone who can get you on there and verify you,” Cohen advised.Sam previously dated 13 Reasons Why actor Brandon Flynn in 2018 and was seen on a date with French product and furniture designer François Rocci earlier this year.

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