Ed Sheeran On How His ‘Relationship’ With James Blunt Started: ‘I Went To One Of James’ Gigs When I Was 14 And Stole His Bottle Of Corona’

Ed Sheeran is officially engaged! The “Thinking Out Loud” singer claims he’s now taken, but you’re going to be surprised who is his loved one.

The 24-year-old singer is engaged to another man, according to Realty Today. Yes, that’s right, you’re read that correctly! Ed Sheeran announced the news on Thanksgiving, claiming he is now engaged to singer James Blunt.

But it seems that Ed Sheeran has mistaken Thanksgiving with April Fools’ Day, since the engagement news is a joke that the singer played on his fans on social media.

To seemingly prove the point, Ed Sheeran posted a picture on his Instagram account on November 26 of him holding hands with the 41-year-old Blunt. The caption said “we would like to announce our engagement.”

The picture was taken during Australia’s Aria Awards, which took place on November 25, and the two singers were just having fun on the red carpet.

Ed Sheeran is currently dating Cherry Seaborn, with their relationship starting in September. Six months before Seaborn, the “Thinking Out Loud” singer dated Athina Andrelos. It all started with Ed Sheeran being overheard telling his mates about dating Seaborn during their Labor Day weekend, according to Hollywood Life.

Ed Sheeran and Seaborn spent the holiday weekend in Las Vegas along with Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris. Swift’s boyfriend later shared a group selfie with Ed and his girlfriend with the capture “What a crew at Wet Republic today.”

Before announcing the engagement news, Ed Sheeran was photographed dancing with Kylie Minogue, as reported by Mirror.

The 47-year-old Kylie and Ed Sheeran danced the tango on the red carpet at Australia’s Aria awards, according to the British news source. Earlier before showing off his moves with the Australian pop princess, Ed Sheeran joked with James Blunt, his alleged future husband, about herpes.

Before dancing with Kylie, Ed Sheeran shared the groundbreaking news that James Blunt gave Ed herpes.

“I went to one of James’ gigs when I was 14 and stole his bottle of Corona.”

Ed Sheeran held a fantastic show at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night, according to Courier Mail. Keeping over 50,000 fans entertained at the stadium, the 24-year-old singer performed at the concert all by himself – with his guitars and loop pedals being his own band.

In March, Ed Sheeran sold out Brisbane’s Riverstage three times over, and now he has done the same thing on Saturday. When singing “Take It Back,” Ed Sheeran had lots of multi-tasking to be done, moving between various rhythms and harmonies.

In other Ed Sheeran news, it was reported on Tuesday that Ed Sheeran will be starring in Bridget Jones’s Baby, according to the Telegraph.

Ed Sheeran posted a photo snapped alongside Renée Zellweger to prove the point, and shared the picture on his Instagram account.

Ed Sheeran has won a great number of awards and this week he has made chart history, beating Adele. And now that the singer is starring in a Bridget Jones movie, Ed’s career goes even further.

Ed Sheeran now seems more serious than ever about entering the movies industry. With great success in the music industry, why not try something new? Ed Sheeran posted what appears to be a behind the scenes photo while filming on set of the upcoming movie, where Ed is going to co-star alongside Zellweger.

There aren’t many details about the movie as yet, but Ed Sheeran fans will certainly be waiting to see what his role will entail.

“Spent the day being an actor in the new Bridget Jones movie. Loved it, you’re gonna love it too.”

[Photos by Graham Denholm, Mark Metcalfe, Glenn Hun/Getty Images]

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