Sam Smith continues to appear to shrug off any controversy surrounding their new music video for “I’m Not Here To Make Friends”.

Smith caused a stir online this week after dropping the sizzling vid, which saw them performing raunchy routines with backing dancers, wearing nipple pasties, getting showered with water and more.

Despite some calling the clip “inappropriate,” Smith doesn’t seem to mind the criticism.

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They took to Instagram to share a snap of themselves posing defiantly while wearing some black, heart-shaped nipple covers, as well as sharing a close-up shot of their chest.

They shared the images with a simple black heart emoji.

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Although some social media users slammed the video, others pointed out there had been many artists that have released NSFW videos in the past.

Smith recently spoke out about learning to love their authentic self, telling ET Canada: “The last few years I’ve really worked so hard to be able to like, just take my top off and feel good in my body and my skin.

“It’s lush to share these things and to go on holiday and actually get a tan on my belly and stuff [that] I was never able to do [before].”

See more in the clip below.