Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran sparked a whole bunch of rumours when they spent the night together in a London hotel last month. Finally speaking up about the reports of a romance, Ed has now revealed that they really have only been making sweet music and insists that their relationship is strictly business.
He told New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ: “I did go to her hotel, I did stay there ’til four and I did leave in the same clothes. But I was playing her my new record. It was strictly that kind of thing.”
Oh. So what reeeeally happened then, Ed?
He adds: “Literally, I went in there and we passed the guitar back and forth and played songs to each other. Asked whether they shared a kiss, he replied: “I’m a professional.”
On Ed’s birthday, Taylor tweeted that the singer was one of her “favourite human beings on the planet”. So it’s no wonder that even his friends began to believe that there was something between the pair.
He adds: “The thing that impressed me with the media is that because they wrote about it, my mates believed it. And my mates are texting me being like ‘is it true?’ so I said it wasn’t but the fact that people can believe it makes me feel like a bit of a stud, you know?
“I’ve got to be honest because one of my best friends did date her.” That’ll be Harry Styles.
He adds: “I’m not that kind of guy. But the fact that people believed it impressed me a little bit.”
The pair are about to tour together in the US and Ed admitted that it would get very icky between the pair if they dated and then broke up (umm, we’re looking at you, Harry). He said: “Six months on the road with someone, that could get a bit awkward.” Awks indeed! RM