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'Taking my top off on social media helped me': British singer-songwriter Sam Smith speaks out about their 'weight issues' and gender identity

By Jessamy Tredinnick For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 13:58 GMT, 28 February 2020 | Updated: 06:50 GMT, 29 February 2020

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Sam Smith has always been vocal about their body image journey. 

And the 27-year-old revealed sharing photos on social media helped them accept themselves. 

Speaking to The Project on Friday, the British singer-songwriter opened up about their ongoing 'weight issues'. 

'Taking my top off on social media helped me': British singer-songwriter Sam Smith (pictured) spoke out about their 'weight issues' and gender identity on The Project on Friday

'Taking my top off on social media helped me': British singer-songwriter Sam Smith (pictured) spoke out about their 'weight issues' and gender identity on The Project on Friday 

'My main issue when I was a kid wasn't my sexuality, it was more my body,' Sam said.

They added:  'My body issues are so linked with my gender issues. It's all linked with each other. I still struggle having my top off.

'I still struggle with weight issues, I always will. I feel like with social media, taking my top off on social media, it helped me.'

'You can get obsessed': The British singer-songwriter opened up about their ongoing 'weight issues' on the Australian TV show. Pictured on The Project

'You can get obsessed': The British singer-songwriter opened up about their ongoing 'weight issues' on the Australian TV show. Pictured on The Project 

Sam went on to acknowledge consistently posting about body positivity could become a 'slippery slope'.  

'You can get obsessed with

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