Is Ed Sheeran trying to steal his friend Taylor Swift’s thunder?
In a funny new video posted to her Instagram, Swift jokingly takes the fellow superstar to task for sitting closer to the camera than she — thus appearing bigger and taller.
“I just want to start by saying that this is what he does, he tries to elevate himself geographically so he can seem better than me,” she says in a playful mock accusatory tone. Sheeran, in on the joke, doesn’t deny it. “Totally,” he agrees.
“Experts will study this and say that you’re, like…peacocking right now,” Swift continues. The expression, popularized in the 2005 pickup artist exposé The Game, refers to men who adopt an intentionally ostentatious persona to attract attention.
Sheeran, 26, couldn’t resist playfully firing back: “It’s only because you wear f—ing heels all the time!” However, Swift, 28, was quick to prove him wrong. “Look what I did for you today!” she says, raising her leg to show off her (flat) sneakers.
After cementing their friendship by opening for Swift on her 2013 Red Tour, Sheeran has collaborated with Swift on numerous occasions — most recently on her latest hit “End Game” from her sixth album, reputation.
Already one of Britain’s best-loved daytime TV personalities, Bradley Walsh is now angling for a collaboration with hip-hop artist Stormzy.
After securing himself a job as one of the new companions of Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who, it looks like Bradders also wants to keep his career going in the music business.
No, this isn’t Fake News, 57-year-old Walsh has taken to Instagram to ask Stormzy if they can lay down some sick beats together.
Walsh called out Stormzy for not contacting him after the duo apparently first discussed the idea at last year’s BRIT Awards. Under the caption, “Come on Stormzy old love!!! You don’t ring, you don’t write where’s my collab ?? I could do rap with a capital C! Get jiggy wiv it Instas,” he showed what he could do.
Seen rapping to Stormzy’s ‘Shut Up’, Walsh wowed with his best dance moves in an attempt to lure the UK artist to the idea. We just hope his 318k followers were as impressed as we are.
Remembering that Bradley had the biggest debut album of 2016 — outselling Zayn Malik — it could even prove as something of a career boost to Stormzy if the pair decided to work together.
Walsh has already promised a second album (sorry Zayn) but is keeping the potential collab artists a secret.
Even if the MOBO Award winner isn’t interested, we would sure pay top dollar to see this one come true!
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