Scary Skinny Sam Smith Clutches Chest While Out For A Run

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Feb. 28 2016, Updated 8:04 p.m. ET

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Sam Smith has worked hard to shed the pounds, but is he taking his fitness journey too far?

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Sam Smith Scary Skinny Running
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The singer was flushed, red-faced, and clutching his chest as he went for a run Saturday.

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The singer has slimmed down dramatically in the past several months, losing a whopping 50 pounds.

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"From a young age food has controlled me," he said in an interview with A Current Affair.

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"When I was at school and wasn't having a great time or when music wasn't going very well. I would eat, eat... eating would make me feel better. When I felt lonely I would eat."

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But fans fear that his preoccupation with his weight is not healthy either.

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"OMG @samsmithworld you are too skinny!! Stay healthy!!! pls," a concerned fan wrote on his Instagram photo.

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But Smith has no intention of slowing down. "I saw a picture of me on New Year's Eve topless on a beach in Sydney and it made me want to kill myself," he admitted in 2015.

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"I just thought I was huge. I've had issues with my weight since I was a kid...My dad became a fitness trainer when I was 12 and he tried to help me, but I've always had issues."

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