Ed Sheeran says he ‘ballooned to 15st’ on terrible diet of wine, beer and chicken wings

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran discovered himself tucking into an array of fried meals and downing two bottles of wine an evening earlier than he had a a lot wanted wake-up name

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Ed Sheeran has revealed that his unhealthy consuming habits made him tip the scales at over 15st earlier than he lastly received the wake-up name he wanted.

The Shape Of You hitmaker, 30, discovered himself at his heaviest weight after ditching greens and a wholesome diet for chicken wings and countless beer and wine.

After he completed his final tour, Ed gorged on candy snacks and fried meals.

He additionally indulged in an array of alcoholic drinks virtually day-after-day – and slacked off when it got here to train.

The legendary singer-songwriter, who’s a proud dad to daughter Lyra Antartica, felt compelled to flip his way of life round when he realised that his consuming habits might have long-term results.

Ed ballooned to 15st after main an extremely unhealthy way of life


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Since then, the singer from Suffolk has shed a whopping 5st, and he’s feeling and trying higher than ever.

“I loved chicken wings, wine, beer, and I never exercised,” Ed advised in a brand new interview.

The pop sensation additionally knew that if he had been to proceed on his unhealthy path, it might be his daughter who would endure in the long term.

“Since becoming a dad I’ve become quite clean-living. But I think actually taking time off and not being on tour was the worst thing for my health because I would drink every single day,” he advised The Sun.

The singer admitted that he might down two bottles of wine in a single evening


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“I stopped three months before Lyra was born because I was determined I was going to be the person to drive my wife to the ­hospital. I was 15-and-a-half stone at my peak and I think I’m ten-and-a-half now – I was big, it really showed.”

“I always knew I was big, but I knew why I was big too – I loved chicken wings, wine, beer, and I never exercised. I do still do all the things I love. I drank wine yesterday; I just didn’t drink two bottles of it. I don’t ever want to ‘quit’ anything either.”

Ed went on to reveal that ‘the penny dropped’ when his spouse Cherry fell pregnant with their daughter.

The singer admitted that being Lyra’s dad has been the most important motivation when it comes to detoxing his life.

Fatherhood woke Ed up to the errors of his methods


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The Shape Of You singer is now feeling and trying higher than ever



It comes as Ed is presently self-isolating together with his one-year-old daughter after the pair of them had been struck down with Covid-19.

Ed and Cherry’s daughter additionally examined constructive for the virus after the singer confirmed he had contracted Covid final week.

The Bad Habits hitmaker is now isolating with Lyra, and is conserving away from spouse Cherry, for 10 days.

Speaking about his scenario, Ed advised followers: “I’m self-isolating with my daughter.

“I have been alone with her, without my wife, since we are both positive. I am now going to spend 10 days alone with her.”

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