In a surprising turn of events, British pop sensation Sam Smith, 31, has confirmed the end of their year-long relationship with fashion designer Christian Cowan, 27.
According to reports from Mail Online, the couple decided to part ways before Christmas, marking the conclusion of a romance that began in January of the previous year.
The Grammy Award-winning artist and Christian Cowan, known for his work in the fashion industry, were last seen together at a New York party on December 14.
Despite the public appearances and travels between London, New York, and Paris, the duo chose to go their separate ways.
This relationship marked Sam Smith’s first public romance since their split from actor Brandon Flynn in 2019. Smith publicly came out as non-binary during that time.
The couple initially connected when Christian collaborated with Sam on the costumes for the music video “I’m Not Here to Make Friends.”
Sources close to the pair revealed to MailOnline, “Sam and Christian decided to end their relationship before Christmas. They’re still friends and will continue to support each other in their respective careers, but for now, they have separated.”
As the news of the breakup surfaced, it was disclosed that Sam Smith has rejoined the celebrity dating app Raya, signaling a fresh start for the singer in the new year.
Already connecting with new potential partners, it appears that Sam is embracing the opportunity for a renewed chapter in their love life.
The split comes as a shock to fans, who had followed the couple’s journey from the beginning.
Sam Smith and Christian Cowan’s whirlwind romance, which began with creative collaboration, has now concluded, leaving fans curious about the reasons behind the decision and what the future holds for the talented individuals separately.