The 23-year-old singer won the award for Best Original Song and said that Ian once mentioned that no openly gay man has won an Oscar before and he’s proud to be the first.
“I’d said no openly gay actor had received #Oscars – that doesn’t detract from @samsmithworld achievement. Congratulations to him & all others!” Ian said to clarify that he was only speaking of actors.
Pictured inside: Sam switching up his outfit to attend the Vanity Fair Oscar Party with “Writing’s On the Wall” co-writer Jimmy Napes.
— Ian McKellen (@IanMcKellen) February 29, 2016
FYI: Sam is wearing dunhill Bespoke at the party.
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