Romantic Outing! Sam Smith Steps Out With Rumoured Beau Christian Cowan in NY

Dani Sanders
Christian Cowan and Sam Smith
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The comedy-drama And Just Like That is all set to feature a cameo performance from the “Unholy” singer, Sam Smith, who was recently seen taking a stroll with their rumored boyfriend, Christian Cowan. Here’s what we know about their relationship and their much-awaited cameo performance.

A Thursday Night-Out

On Thursday night Sam Smith was seen gracing the streets of New York with their rumored boyfriend, Christian Cowan, and some friends.

A Casual Fit

Sam Smith
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The 30-year-old singer was sporting a casual double denim look, wearing a plain white t-shirt under the ensemble and rocking chunky brown boots with the outfit.

The Start of an Affair

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Sam and Christian were spotted together for the first time in January during an extremely cozy outing in New York.

The Parents Extend Their Blessings

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Earlier this month, the singer was in attendance with Christian’s parents to support the designer at the New York Fashion Week Show and was seen sharing words with them following the star-studded event.

Declaration of Identity

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In 2019, Smith came out as non-binary and asked to be referred to by the pronouns “they/them.”

The Cameo Announcement

Before stepping out with their boyfriend on Thursday, Sam shared a post on Instagram posing in front of a vanity van with the caption “up to something unholy on set.”

An Instagram Confirmation

The Instagram handle of the hit drama show reposted Sam’s post confirming that the singer is indeed going to be a part of season 2 of And Just Like That.

Mixed Review From Fans

Following the announcement, a fan commented on the Grammy winner’s post, “living for this” and “so excited”, while others had more negative sentiments regarding the news.

A Grammy Winner

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At the Grammy’s this month, the singer bagged the Best Pop Duo/Group award for his song “Unholy”, featuring Kim Petras.

The Unholy Performance

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Following the incredible achievement Sam Smith gave a live performance of their iconic song with Kim Petras that garnered negative comments for looking like a “satanic ritual.”

A Memorable Staging

Smith donned a daring ensemble for their performance, replicating the devil with his red latex outfit and devil horns, while Petras performed in a cage surrounded by she-devils.

An Entrance to Remember

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The Grammy’s wasn’t the only event that launched Sam Smith into daily headlines this year. Their rather “ridiculous” looking outfit at the Brit Awards had fans in splits at the singer’s unbelievable choice of red-carpet look.

The Never-ending Ritual of Complaints

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Following the red carpet look, Sam delivered a jaw-breaking performance of their hit single “Unholy”, which received a total of 100 complaints for its racy imagery.

Not Here to Make Friends

Last month Sam shocked fans with a bold new look featured in their song, “I’m Not Here To Make Friends”, which started a series of hate comments against the singer.

Clash of the Comments

Sam Smith
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Some fans commented, “we miss the old Sam,” and sparked the debate over releasing the raunchy video on platforms like YouTube. However, Sam’s new persona was loved by several other fans who embraced their new form of artistic expression.

The Plotline Remains a Mystery

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No details about the plotline of season 2 of the reality series have been released yet. News about the “Unholy” singer’s cameo remains the only revelation made by its creators so far.

United We Stand

United We Stand
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The leading actresses of the TV series showed a united front against Meghan McCain’s DailyMail column calling the series “too woke” and “trying to do too much at once.”

A Strong Defense

Cynthia Nixon remarked the series for allowing the characters to step out of their “comfort zones.” Sarah Jessica Parker slammed the columnist, saying, “maybe it’s too much for you. For these characters in New York City, it’s not.”

The Excitement Ensues

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Fans eagerly await season 2 of And Just Like That to hit the screens and see Smith's contribution to the lives of the three best friends.