Ed Sheeran reveals his struggle with substance abuse


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Published:October 23, 2017 1:31 pm

The ‘Shape of You’ hit-maker talks about his struggles with substance abuse. Apart from giving the chartbuster song ‘Shape Of You’ Ed Sheeran was also seen in the legendary series ‘Game Of Thrones’ season 7 as a Lannister soldier in its premiere episode. It just started gradually happening, and then some people took me to one side and were like, ‘calm yourself down,’” he added. I never touched anything. So, the more I worked, the less [that happened],” noted Ed Sheeran. “That was a wake-up call. Related News
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For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App He was recently forced to postpone the Asian leg of his world tour after breaking both arms and a rib in a bicycle accident, after being warned pushing himself to perform could destroy his ability to play the guitar. According to The Independent, the ‘Shape of You’ hit-maker took this decision due to struggles with substance abuse. While speaking about his break on ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’, he said, “All the pitfalls that people read about, I just found myself slipping into all of them. Ed Sheeran said that the substance abuse started off as fun to begin with and that going to parties was a big influence, but eventually it led to him doing it in his own time. I can’t write songs under the influence. I started slipping into it, and that’s why I took a year off and buggered off.”
“I didn’t really notice it was happening.