Sam Smith gushes about relationship with Brandon Flynn

They confirmed their relationship on Instagram just before Christmas, and rang in the New Year together in Florida.

And Sam Smith has now spoken publicly about his relationship with Brandon Flynn, and admits he finally feels he 'deserves to be happy'.  

In a new interview with V Magazine, the singer, 25, joked he is finally able to write some 'happy songs' after finding love with the 24-year-old actor - before candidly discussing his previous struggle and 'obsession' with his weight.

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Honest: Sam Smith has publicly discussed his relationship with Brandon Flynn and struggle with his weight in a candid new interview

Honest: Sam Smith has publicly discussed his relationship with Brandon Flynn and struggle with his weight in a candid new interview

Candid: The singer joked he is finally able to write some 'happy songs' after finding love - before candidly discussing his 'obsession' with his weight prior to his slim down

Candid: The singer joked he is finally able to write some 'happy songs' after finding love - before candidly discussing his 'obsession' with his weight prior to his slim down

The actor looked typically handsome as he posed for the smouldering shoot - first going shirtless in a glittering tiara and necklace, before showing off his newly-slim frame in a slick suit and trendy leather shirt.

Having recently confirmed his relationship with 13 Reasons Why actor Brandon, Sam discussed their romance with the magazine - and admitted he felt happy for the first time in years.

Sam, who is best known for his heart-breaking ballads, said: 'I'm in a relationship right now and for the first time, I think I deserve to be happy,' before joking: 'I'm actually asking myself if I'm going to be writing some happy love songs soon!'

Leading man: The actor looked typically handsome as he posed for the smouldering shoot - and gushed about his 'beautiful' relationship with 13 Reasons Why star Brandon

Leading man: The actor looked typically handsome as he posed for the smouldering shoot - and gushed about his 'beautiful' relationship with 13 Reasons Why star Brandon

Besotted: Sam, who is best known for his heart-breaking ballads, said of his new beau (above): 'I'm in a relationship right now and for the first time, I think I deserve to be happy'

Besotted: Sam, who is best known for his heart-breaking ballads, said of his new beau (above): 'I'm in a relationship right now and for the first time, I think I deserve to be happy'

The pair were first linked in October when they were spotted kissing in NYC, but made their relationship 'Instagram-official' last week.

Hinting they were spending the festive season together, Brandon shared a selfie of the pair with his 3.5 million followers, captioned: 'Rare sighting in London!' 

After a few months of blossoming romance, Sam confessed he only hoped their love would grow stronger and 'deeper' throughout 2018.

United: The pair were first linked in October when they were spotted kissing in NYC, but made their relationship 'Instagram-official' with a playful selfie last week (above) 

United: The pair were first linked in October when they were spotted kissing in NYC, but made their relationship 'Instagram-official' with a playful selfie last week (above) 

When asked about his goals for the New Year, he said: 'I hope I fall into a deep, beautiful relationship where I allow someone to love me back as much as I love them. 

'I hope my family and friends get happier and stay healthy. I

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