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After the 88th Academy Awards (Oscars) on Sunday 28-02-2016 which took place in the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. And Sam Smith won Best Original Song in the Oscars.
Sam was overjoyed after his win & he went further to say he was the first openly gay to win an Oscar. But unknown to him that he just brought a social media war upon himself.
Sam Smith got caught in an internet back to back tweets due to his speech that he was the first openly gay to have won the Oscars, which wasn’t true because he wasn’t the first.
He later said he was the second openly gay to ever win an Oscar Award & that wasn’t true also.
After the event, many openly gay who has won the Oscars started rumbling, including ‘Dustin Lance Black’ who called out Sam. Black who accused Sam Smith of texting his Boyfriend, but later said it was a joke that he just wanted to tease Sam.
Sam later apologized for his uncertain claims that he was the first ever openly gay to win the Oscars.
“Apologise for the mix up, i’ll be sure to check out your films now. Belated congrats on the Oscar”. @samsmith to @DLanceBlack
” My point was to shine some light on the LGBT community who i love so dearly ” @samsmith.
“Second openly gay man to win an Oscar or third or fourth or 100th, it wasn’t my point” @samsmith
“I’m logging off for a while. Some Martinis shaken not stirred are definitely in order” @samsmith
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