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Ed Sheeran Says Actress Saoirse Ronan Purposefully Misspelled One of His Tattoos

by Rachel McRady 5:38 AM PDT, April 19, 2017
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One Galway Girl is in trouble! Ed Sheeran is known for his numerous and colorful tattoos, but one of his new inkings is missing a key factor -- the proper spelling!

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As the chart-topping singer kicked off the Europe leg of his world tour, he shared a funny story about some of his body art with the audience on Sunday.

Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan starred in his upcoming music video for the hit song “Galway Girl,” and Sheeran wanted the talented Irish star to leave a permanent reminder of the experience on him.

“When we were filming it, I meant to get a tattoo of her handwriting saying ‘Galway Girl.’ It actually says ‘Galway Grill.’ Full-on, she really took the piss out of me. It actually says ‘grill,’ g-r-i-l-l,” he dished to the cheering crowd.

So is the red-headed pop star upset by the actress’ purposeful mistake?

“I’m actually kind of proud of her,” Sheeran insisted. “It’s the kind of thing that I would do.”

It’s been a banner year for Sheeran whose album ÷ (Divide) has broken several records around the globe with breakout hits “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill.”

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Sheeran opened up to ET about his new sound in March, saying, "All my other albums have been about heartbreak, and I'm just not in that place. I had to find new things to write about, so I guess I dwelled on my family a bit."

For more from the exclusive interview, watch the clip below!

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