Are you really that surprised?
This month’s edition of Rolling Stone magazine big focus was on recent Grammy Song of the Year winner Ed Sheeran. Readers learned about the new music he’s working on, his current girl friend, and of course, his relationship with Taylor Swift and company. Taylor and Ed’s relationship is pretty public. They speak about each other often, and it’s quite clear that their friendship lies outside of just the music industry. Recently, Taylor mentioned the red head saying, “We’ve gotten matching Scottish folds, made each other arts and crafts Christmas presents, vacationed with our families, and had each other’s backs. He is the James Taylor to my Carole King and I can’t imagine a time when he wouldn’t be.”
Taylor plays a huge part in Ed’s initial success. When his career was on the climb, Taylor recognized his talent and took him on her Red tour back in 2013. He remembers their first days together saying, “I was on the most amazing fucking tour in the world. I was just living in a country that I didn’t belong in, in a town I didn’t really know anyone. She would be there if everything ended for me. Taylor is kind of an anomaly in that sense. She’s omnipresent because she’s the most famous woman in the world, so she can’t make the decision to not be in the press. I always stick up for Taylor.”
Of course, going on tour meant some pretty awesome benefits for any 22-year-old boy. He continued, “Taylor’s world is celebrity. I was this 22-year-old awkward British kid going on tour with the biggest artist in America, who has all these famous mates. It was very easy. … I would often find myself in situations just kind of waking up and looking over and being like, ‘How the fuck did that happen?'” Eh, we know how it happened, but since it’s lent, and we aren’t speaking ill of others, we will keep our mouths closed.
Nevertheless, Ed has grown up since that first tour. He has since started dating childhood friend Cherry Seaborn and it looks like things are going well for the two! Ed gushed, “It’s awesome meeting famous people. But that’s not life. That’s not reality. One day this will fucking end. And I know the one person that’s going to remain constant is Cherry. I should just enjoy this while it’s there, but not let it become my reality. Because that’s not the reality I want to live in.”
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We could have guessed that!