Sam Smith has ruffled feathers it seems and people aren’t happy about it.

In a series of Tweets Sam Smith outlined that a friend of his had been racially abused and that it had deeply shocked the Stay With Me singer.
However some on Twitter aren’t happy. Hanna Flint for Metro.co.uk accused the singer of “whitesplaining” which is defined by Urbandictionary as “paternalistic lecture given by Whites toward a person of color defining what should and shouldn’t be considered racist, while obliviously exhibiting their own racism”.

A few people did however applaud him for his Tweets: