Ed Sheeran talks to Graham Norton about Lego and rumoured sword incident with James Blunt

Sheeran appeared with a scar on his face last year amid reports that Princess Beatrice accidentally cut him with a ceremonial sword

Saturday 21 January 2017 14:29
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Ed Sheeran has said that he celebrates his success by buying himself Lego - and that he even brought it on a date.

The chart-topper, 25, is worth an estimated £45 million thanks to his best-selling tracks and sell-out tours.

But he tells tonight's Graham Norton Show that he has treated himself to a few Lego kits.

"When my album went to number one I bought the Death Star Lego kit - it was time" he said.

“And, when my goddaughter wanted a Ninja Turtle I got her one and bought myself the Ninja Turtle truck.

"I have a load of kids' stuff - a room full of teddy bears and two giant pandas in my bedroom."

And Sheeran, who recently returned to the limelight following a year off, said that he took his Lego set when he went on a date because he couldn't wait to build it.

"I once went on a date, brought a Lego set with me and while we were chatting I made the set and then left," the "Castle On The Hill" singer told Norton.

One, slightly more grim story was the time he was given a cake from a fan.

"I cut into it and there was a load of hair in it. I imagine she wanted it to be like... 'I'm inside you'," he said. "It was a massive clump and it just came out [of the cake]."

Sheeran has a scar on his face following reports tht Princess Beatrice accidentally cut him in a party prank when she pretended to “knight” singer James Blunt with a ceremonial sword.

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He told the BBC1 show: “I can't talk about it. I don't know what will happen if I do!

“For two weeks after, I had a huge gash on my face and would tell people I fell and then suddenly, the story came out, the alleged story came out.”

He added: “I remember telling my dad about it and he didn't believe me and said, 'No, what really happened?”'

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