Eagle-eyed fans called Paloma Faith out on her 'fake laugh' when she narrowly lost out to Dua Lipa for the Brit Award's British Female Solo Artist on Wednesday.
The Crybaby hitmaker initially looked unimpressed before she burst into a fit of giggles when the New Rules hitmaker was announced the winner of the coveted award in a very awkward moment.
On Friday morning, 36-year-old Paloma finally addressed the uncomfortable moment when she appeared on Capital FM at their London studios in three bright outfits.
So of course she looked initially stone-faced before the man sat next to her was quick to point out she was on the screen.
Just moments later, the singer can be seen suddenly bursting into a fit of giggles in the charming company of her fellow guests — which fans accused of being fake.
Stunning singer: Well recognised for her quirky sense of style, Paloma burst onto the bustling London scene at Leicester Square in a series of bright ensembles
Wow thing: The songwriter was impossible to miss when she made her glamorous exit in a sapphire blue pleated dress
Asked about the moment on Capital FM,
Paloma said: 'The guy sat next to me has gone, the cameras on you right
now! So I was kinda having fun with the people next to me.
then they were like oh your category. I already knew because I just
knew that I wasn’t going to win anything so I didn’t feel like I had to
'He was like, "the cameras on you" so I was like AHAHAHAA.'
Next up! The songwriter stepped out in a neon green pleated dress which flattered her fabulous physique
Clearing the air, Paloma explained she was genuinely 'really happy' for her rival as she insisted her laughter was not 'sarcasm'.
She added: 'But I’m really happy for Dua, and for the record if anyone thought that was sarcasm – is wrong.'
Well recognised for her quirky sense of style, Paloma burst onto the bustling London scene at Leicester Square in a series of bright ensembles.
The actress was impossible to miss when she stepped out in a fuchsia pink dress which was cinched at the waist to draw attention to her slender figure.
her long waist-length locks scraped into a high ponytail, she put her
dazzling sunglasses adorned with sparkling frames on display.
Next up, the songwriter stepped out in a neon green pleated dress which flattered her fabulous physique.
Heading home: The mother-of-one ensured her exit would be truly memorable when she left the scene in a sapphire blue pleated dress, accessorised with a chic hat
The mother-of-one ensured her exit would be truly memorable when she left the scene in a sapphire blue pleated dress, accessorised with a chic hat.
But the golden-haired beauty
picked out a pair of towering platform sandals in rainbow colours to
complement all of her bold outfits.
On Wednesday, social media was awash with scathing comments from fans who accused the singer of 'fake laughing' when Dua beat her to the award.
'Did Paloma Faith just see she was on camera because that was a really bad fake laugh #BRITs #PalomaFaith,' one fan wrote, leading the troops.
Another remarked: 'The way Paloma Faith put that laugh when she clocked the camera was on her #BRITs.' (sic)
'Paloma Faith when watching Dua Lipa win best female. #Brits2018 #BRITs.' (sic)
Others followed suit, writing: 'How fake was that laugh from Paloma Faith'; 'Paloma Faith's face was hilarious there #brits'; 'Big fake laugh from Paloma Faith #BRITs' as well as 'Well Paloma Faith... we know established you can fake laugh.' (sic)
'How fake': On Wednesday, social media was awash with scathing comments from fans who accused the singer of 'fake laughing' when Dua beat her to the award