Music·Posted on Dec 8, 2021Ed Sheeran Says He "Almost Killed" Elton John On A Recent Video Shoot And It Sounds Like It Was A Close Call"Oh, mate. I almost killed him with a bell."by larryfitzmauriceBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Ed Sheeran and Elton John have a new Christmas song out. It's called — wait for it — "Merry Christmas." You can watch the video below. View this video on YouTube WMG / Via youtube.com During a recent interview with Apple Music's Zane Lowe, Ed revealed that his legendary partner in song defied death — almost literally. View this video on YouTube Apple Music / Via youtube.com "Oh, mate. I almost killed him with a bell," Sheeran said of Elton. Uh, OK — you gotta tell us more. Kevin Mazur / Getty Images for SiriusXM "I'm dressed up as sort of sexy Santa Claus, and I kick a present, but the present had a big metal bell on top of it," he explained. Kevin Winter / WireImage "I showed him the footage of it today, because we slowed it down, and the bell flew past his head and would've cracked him in the head." Kevin Mazur / WireImage Yikes! Of course, Elton John was not killed during the making of the video — because, if he was, we'd be having a different conversation right now. But as Sheeran noted, it was a very close shave. Kevin Mazur / WireImage "Oh my god, the horror that went through my body when it was flying through the air," he recalled. I bet! Kevin Winter / WireImage Watch the whole interview here.