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Say What? Sam Smith Says He Doesn’t Like Michael Jackson [VIDEO]

08/14/2018 12:00 AM EDT by WBLS Staff

Photo Credit: Erika Goldring/Getty Images

Michael Jackson fans think Sam Smith is “off the wall” because he was recorded saying he “doesn’t like” the King of Pop.

Smith was relaxing on a boat with friend and fellow singer Adam Lambert as American Idol’s season 8 runner up vibed to MJ’s “Human Nature.”

Lambert posted a five-second video of their excursion – not realizing the backlash that would come – and Smith openly states, “I don’t like Michael Jackson, but this is a good song.”

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Shocked by Smith’s comment, social media put their fingers to work as they jumped on the British singer for being blatantly “ignorant [and] disrespectful.”

TJ Jackson, Michael’s nephew and Tito Jackson’s youngest son, didn’t hesitate to voice his opinion either. He turned to Twitter to share the sentiment of his late uncle’s fans.