The performer made a cameo on the Season 7 premiere, playing one of the singing soldiers who Arya came across in the woods after offing the entire Frey family. After hearing him sing, she tells him, "That's a pretty song" and she joins them for some food and drink.
According to creator David Benioff, they wanted to get Sheeran on the show to surprise Maisie Williams, who is a superfan of his music in real life. Mission accomplished.
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It was a jarring cameo however and many fans were vocal about Ed's appearance on Twitter as the episode aired. Check out some of the funniest or most brutal memes and reactions below:
I'm forced to listen to ed sheeran songs 67 times a day bc it's the only shit on the radio & now my #Gameofthrones isn't even a safe place.