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Ed Sheeran Says He Has Forgiven Ellie Goulding For Her Alleged Affair With Niall Horan

OK, he hasn't 100% confirmed "Don't" was about them, BUT he hasn't denied it either...

Remember when Ed Sheeran released his album and everyone was talking about the song "Don't"?

The one which featured the following lyrics:

Knock knock knock on my hotel door

I don't even know if she knows what for

She was crying on my shoulder

I already told ya

Trust and respect is what we do this for

I never intended to be next

But you didn't need to take him to bed that's all

And I never saw him as a threat

Until you disappeared with him to have sex of course

It's not like we were both on tour

We were staying on the same fucking hotel floor

And I wasn't looking for a promise or commitment

But it was never just fun and I thought you were different

The song is about an ex-girlfriend cheating on him with one of his mates.

And it wasn't long before people began speculating that those two people were fellow musicians Ellie Goulding and One Direction's Niall Horan.

Yep, that's right. ELLIE GOULDING. And NIALL HORAN.

Goulding has never publicly confirmed or denied a relationship with either singer. But when she and Sheeran were caught on camera holding hands at the MTV VMAs last year, it was pretty clear they were more than just friends. After the relationship ended, Sheeran said: "Normal people don’t hold hands if they’re just friends. It was going on, and now it’s not."

Horan has also kept schtum, but in an interview with GQ in July he spoke about fancying Goulding, saying: "I’ll say one thing: Ellie Goulding – wow. She’s absolutely amazing looking.”

But now Sheeran has spoken out about the song, and revealed that he has forgiven both parties for the incident.

Speaking to The Sun, Sheeran said: "I got over the anger the moment I wrote the song. It's a song that came at the time that I needed to write. That's the end of it. I'm grateful I could get a song out of it, to be honest. I don't feel it's about anyone any more, I'm not attached to that."

He concluded: "The moment you attach someone to a song it becomes more difficult to sing every night."

Good on you, Ed.

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