Lewis Capaldi claims ex Paige Turley branded him a ‘revolting’ and ‘a disgusting human being’ earlier than calling time on their relationship.
The Scots singer was discussing the Love Island winner with US radio host Ryan Seacrest as he carried out for a coronavirus fundraiser final evening.
Showing on the iheartRadio stay stream, Lewis spoke of the inspiration behind hit ‘Maintain Me Whereas You Wait’ which he lately confirmed was penned about his former flame.
The 23-year-old mentioned: “It is a track a few girl who I used to be in a relationship with.
“And it was going easy, as easy as you’ll be able to think about, as easy as a ski slope.
“And someday, she mentioned, ‘Lewis, can I’ve a fast phrase?’ And I mentioned, ‘In fact, my darling. What’s it?’
“And she or he mentioned to me, ‘Lewis … slight difficulty with me and also you as a pair. I discover you revolting in each means potential, and you’re actually a disgusting human being. And I want to go away you, efficient instantly’.”
The Bathgate-born star, who shot to primary throughout the globe final 12 months with Somebody You Beloved, is well-known for his witty movies on Instagram and tongue-in-cheek humour.
He went on: “And I mentioned, ‘Oh goodness. Effectively, that has come as a shock, let me be trustworthy with you right here.’
“And I mentioned, ‘Effectively, earlier than you go, how’s this for a counter supply? How about you do not go away me, and as an alternative we cuddle? We hug it out and let’s examine if that, in any respect, eases your disgust for me as a human being.’
“It did not, and to at the present time, nonetheless not a pair, so there you go. All of it labored out.”
Lewis carried out a rousing rendition of the track, in addition to a slowed down, acoustic model of Dancing Queen, revealing he’d picked the the 1976 disco traditional as a result of it makes him “pleased” and “like a horny man”.
Rumours had circulated for months that Somebody You Beloved had been an ode to Lewis’ newly well-known different half, who grew to become Scotland’s first Love Island winner in January.
Paige, from Fauldhouse in West Lothian, had dated Lewis for round a 12 months when the pair had been round 18 and each budding singers.
Throughout Paige’s stint within the South African villa, Lewis cleared the parable up as soon as and for all, utilizing his Brit Awards speech for finest track to substantiate it had been his late gran who had been the inspiration for the mega-hit in spite of everything.
He mentioned: “Opposite to fashionable perception, lots of people suppose this track is about my ex girlfriend who now you can see each evening on Love Island.
“But it surely’s really about my grandmother who has sadly handed away a number of years in the past.
“And I hope to god ITV do not contact her to go on a actuality TV present.”
Paige, who’s now liked up in lockdown at her mother and father’ house with fellow winner of the fact present and new beau Finn Tapp, has since revealed there are positively no onerous emotions between the previous star-crossed lovers.
They’ve even shared a candy textual content message trade of congratulations since their latest successes.