MARK Ronson has revealed he identifies as “sapiosexual” which means a person is attracted to intelligence before gender.
The award-winning producer made his admission on Good Morning Britain today after French equality minister Marlene Schiappa was mocked for identifying as sapiosexual.
Mark Ronson says he’s sapiosexual and is attracted to brains before gender[/caption]
Author Nichi Hodgson had earlier appeared on the show and defended the term, saying she is also bisexual, as she explained: “The definition means intelligence first then attraction. I date men and women and identify as bisexual, and I realised the thing that linked all people that I have dated has been their brains.”
She added: “We know a certain percentage of the population is sapiosexual. It’s always existed we just didn’t have a word for it.”
Ronson, 44, heard the debate as he waited to go on air back stage and told producers that he is also sapiosexual.
The Oscar-winning song writer has dated a string of beautiful women in the past and recently divorced French actress Joséphine de La Baume, 34.
Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway were delighted to hear Mark Ronson’s views on being sapio-sexual[/caption]
Host Kate Garraway told viewers: “Now that we know you are single, Mark has got very involved in our debate backstage.
“You are identifying as a man who likes intellect?”
Ronson replied: “Yeah I didn’t know that there was a word for it.
“We were all arguing backstage in the dressing room. With a couple of your producers. And yes I feel like I am identifying as sapiosexual.”
Ben Shephard remarked: “So you are coming out as sapiosexual. Out and proud on Good Morning Britain. We love it!”
Mark met his stunning ex-wife Joséphine when she appeared in the music video for The Bike Song.
Four months after splitting from his wife he started dating New York singer Samantha Urbani.
Mark was previously engaged to the actress-singer Rashida Jones from 2003-2004.
Ronson appeared on Good Morning Britain to share details of his new heartbreak album Late Night Feelings.
Mark Ronson shared a clip of his latest music video featuring Yebba for the track Don’t Leave Me Lonely before its release[/caption]
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He shared an exclusive clip of his new video for the track Don’t Leave Me Lonely featuring vocals from Yebba from the album.
The star has had a string of extraordinary hits with incredible artists including Amy Winehouse, Adele, Myley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and Paul McCartney.
He even has seven Grammy Award, an Academy Award and Golden Globe Awards to his name.