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Ed Sheeran Has Revealed His Very Good Reason For Becoming A Musician

Ed has come a long way since his stuttering, bespectacled childhood.

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This is musician Ed Sheeran. You've probably heard some of his music, because he's really famous, and most people love him.

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The Rolling Stones love him...

Alexander DeLeon, Zach Braff, and Kit Harington love him...

(Kit doesn't look like he loves Ed here, but he probably does.)

And, of course, Taylor Swift loves him.

Sweeran forever. ❤️

But Ed's life hasn't always been awards ceremonies and famous friends. In an interview on Wednesday night, Ed told Stephen Colbert that he was a kind of unfortunate child...

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And he also shared his ~real~ reason for becoming a musician.

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Nice one, Ed.

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Watch the hilarious conversation in full here:

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