Sam Smith might have been dragged into the Louis Tomlinson/Naughty Boy furore in the last 24 hours.
But the singer has far bigger fish to fry after announcing he's set for an operation on his poorly throat.
The Grammy winner took to his social networks today to express his frustration at having to have surgery on his vocal chords - like Adele - as early as next week.
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The procedure will leave him unable to speak for three weeks but the Brit assured fans he'd come back singing stronger than ever.
In a text Instagram post this afternoon he wrote: "Dear all: I am very upset to announce I have been battling to get my vocal cords better the last 10 days but unfortunately they haven't recovered and I am going to need surgery.
"I'm so gutted to be missing all the shows and events I was meant to be playing at. The doctors say I will be back in 6-8 weeks and I cannot wait to sing for you all soon."
He added in a caption which he shared on Twitter and Facebook: "Bad news. I have my operation booked