Today, Lewis Capaldi scooped up the BRIT Awards for Best New Artist and Best British Single with ‘Someone You Loved,’ and his acceptance speech was memorable, to say the least.
During Capaldi’s speech, which was heavily bleeped, the hitmaker said, “Hello, my name is Lewis, thanks very much for this.”
Speaking about ‘Someone You Loved’ with a drink in hand, he said, “Contrary to popular belief, a lot of people think this song is about my ex-girlfriend who you can see every night on Love Island,” referring to current contestant Paige Turley.
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“[The song] is actually about my grandma,” he said. “I hope Love Island doesn’t contact her to be on the show… Thanks to my grandma for… dying? I’m sorry!”
Capaldi’s acceptance speech had us in stitches, but it’s not the first time he’s won us over by being gloriously loose.
At this year’s Grammys, Lewis Capaldi was asked “Where do you think you’re headed after such a massive hit?” He replied by singing “it’s all downhill from here” and later likened winning a Grammy to eating a satisfying chicken parm.
“You know what?” he said. “If I could describe it, it’s like… imagine, right, eating a whole chicken parm. Imagine eating a whole chicken parmesan. Lying down. What’s on TV? Game of Thrones. Before it was finished.”
“You’re lying there. Your belly’s bloated. The TV’s on. And you’re thinking, ‘You know what? This is the life,’” he said. “You’re not thinking about going to the bathroom later – which will not be pretty after the chicken parm – but you’re lying there and thinking, ‘You know what, this is it.’ And that’s how I feel. I feel like a big bloated boy watching Game of Thrones.”
The cherry on top of an already enchanting cake was when Capaldi tweeted that he’d been mixed up for seat filler at the awards show.
Honestly, we do not deserve this Scottish larrikin and we need to protect him at all costs.
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