Ed Sheeran has established himself as one of the most popular musicians in the modern era thanks to massive hits such as Shape Of You, Thinking Out Loud and more. He also has a very close relationship with music legend Sir Elton John.
The singer has also made a ton of money back in 2020 and it is highly likely he will make even more soon. Just like any other person, Ed Sheeran has a variety of interests outside of his own music.
While speaking with Slam Radio, Ed Sheeran stated that a 2005 episode of South Park “ruined” his life. Sheeran said at the episode making fun of people with red hair, led to it becoming common to make fun of redheads in the United States. It was also a problem before that in the United Kingdom.
“Having red hair in England was always a thing that people took the p-ss out of you for. But it was never something in America. People never knew what a ginger was in America. That episode of South Park f****** ruined my life.’
I was going to America, and everyone was like, ‘I love your hair dude.’ And I was like ‘Oh my god, people like my hair?’ And then I remember that episode coming out and that was just it worldwide for the rest of my life.”
The aforementioned episode was 2005’s Season 9 episode “Ginger Kids,” which did lead to a lot of controversy as expected. Regardless, Ed Sheeran is simply used to being called a ginger now.
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