Ed Sheeran has become many girls’ dream teddy bear, but apparently like his close friend Taylor Swift, if you hurt him, he will call you out in a song.
Rumors began late last week that the British singer would be featuring a song titled “Don’t” on his upcoming new album, X, and that the subject of the song happened to him. The story goes that Sheeran was “dating” fellow British singer, Ellie Goulding last year and during their courtship Goulding cheated on him with One Direction’s Niall Horan.
Though no names have been named, the song is about a real-life fling with another singer that ended when she slept with a close friend of his. You make the connections.
In a recent interview with Billboard, Sheeran does admit that the subject matter was “100 percent true. I could have gotten nastier – there was more s**t that I didn’t put in.”
Though the story has not been confirmed, the lyrics tell us that Sheeran was not messing around with lines like ““I never saw him as a threat, ’til you disappeared with him to have sex//If I show courtesy and respect to someone, I expect to receive it.”
Watch as Sheeran sings the song for the first time live on Saturday Night Live last night.
Sheeran’s sophomore album is due out on June 23.