Ed Sheeran seems pretty harmless, but according to the company that partly owns the rights to the late Marvin Gaye’s song “Let’s Get It On,” he’s a shady plagiarizer who ripped off Marvin for his song “Thinking Out Loud.” The Guardian says that Ed is now facing a copyright infringement lawsuit, and the “Let’s Get It On” people want to be compensated to the tune of $100 million.
Nothing sells tabloids in England like transcripts of a wire-tapped phone conversation of the Royal Family or Cheryl Cole breakup rumors (what will her next last name be?!), but the latest round of relationship-on-the-rocks reports may be false…or at least not ready to be announced until some financial settlement is made. Cheryl was rumored to be in “crisis talks” with the father of her baby Liam Payne, and it wasn’t just a crisis of some of the fug fashion he rocks on Instagram. While the word was they were oh-so-close to breaking up, they both arrived to the red carpet of the BRIT Awards tonight in London looking like their usual Mrs. Robinson-and-boytoy selves. Continue reading
The human representation of Taylor Swift Marketing Ploy #25 (“Platonically befriend dudes who don’t look like your other model friends so the world sees you’re not shallow.“), Ed Sheeran, got engaged. Hopefully his future bride didn’t see him in that “End Game” video. Please stop chucking the deuces, Ed. Bodies are still frozen mid-cringe after watching that. She might call off the wedding! (Oh, and Darren Criss got engaged, too.) Continue reading
Someone in Destiny’s Child must have been sending Beyoncé one too many of those “If you don’t forward this to 18 people in the next hour, a hurricane will come and destroy you” emails, because Ed Sheeran says he has to start each week getting Queen B’s new Gmail address. Continue reading
Ed Sheeran might be giving the universal hand signal for “all good” in that picture with Lady Gaga. But lo and behold, not all has been good for Ed Sheeran when it comes to Lady Gaga and her Little Monsters. Ed admitted during an interview with The Sun on Sunday that he quit Twitter, and it was because he couldn’t handle all the hate.
Ed Sheeran, the man who looks like he was born in The Shire to a couple named Singsong and Marygold (oh crap, wrong magical book series), will guest star on HBOs Game of Thrones. Vanity Fair says that GoT creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff confirmed the news during a SXSW panel on Sunday. Ed will show up in an episode in the 7th season, which starts on July 16th.