Ed Sheeran Also Wishes His ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character Had Been Killed

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Mostly because that’s what everyone else wanted

Last year, Ed Sheeran made an unexpected appearance on the seventh season of Game of Thrones. He played a wandering musician protecting the Riverlands who sang a tune and drank some wine. Simple business! And though his cameo was brief, it still riled some people up—which the artist is well aware of.

In a recent interview with Buzzfeed (featuring some adorable kittens, because Buzzfeed), Sheeran talks about what he thinks happened to his character on the show. He says that he believes he’s still out there, “chillin',” but he also knows a lot of Game of Thrones fans probably hope that he was “brutally, brutally murdered.” He says being on the show was fun, but he agrees with those opposed to his cameo. “I definitely think they should’ve killed me off in the episode,” he says. “I reckon that probably would’ve been the redemption for people that didn’t like it.”

We agree with people’s criticism that celebrity cameos are stupid and take you out of the fictional world. That’s valid! But Sheeran’s cameo was so short his killing would’ve seemed insignificant. Then again, the show kills off characters just as quickly as it introduces them, so what’s one more murder to add to the list? Who knows, maybe fans will get what they want when the show finally returns.

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He announced the news today

On Monday, Bernie Sanders announced that he is running for president again, after he lost the primary in 2016 to Hillary Clinton. And although he was very popular during the 2016 election, his announcement is drawing mixed reactions online.

Many of his previous supporters, including celebrities like Mark Ruffalo, were excited about him joining the 2020 race, voicing their support of his announcement.

But others seem to want him to disappear, even pretending not to know who he is. And these reactions have turned out, in some cases, to be hilarious.

The lack of excitement for his announcement may be because of the recent allegations of sexual assault which apparently occurred within his 2016 campaign, and which he claims he didn't know about. It could also be due to his base, who supported him even after he lost the primary to the detriment of Clinton's campaign.

Some are also calling out the fact that Clinton has been effectively shunned following her loss, while Sanders seems to be being welcomed back with open arms.



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The pieces will take your athleisure look to the next level

American Apparel just dropped its first activewear line since the brand's relaunch last year, and I can already tell that these looks are going to make up my entire summer wardrobe.

The new line, called FORWARD, offers a variety of styles in lightweight fabrics like flyweight satin, which is an imitation of boxing gear; lame tricot; and cotton Spandex. All of the fabrics feature a four-way stretch, making the clothes "suitable for training but also designed for life outside the gym."

With the collection, American Apparel also launched an inclusive campaign called How We Play, which shows a diverse range of models, including blind Paralympic runner David Brown and curvy yoga instructor Luisa Fonseca.

The collection's styles offer a wide range of looks which will fit with just about any aesthetic, whether you're going hard at the gym or looking for a casual off-day outfit. Personally, I'm excited about the iridescent looks and the rainbow patterned bra and bottoms, which I will definitely be rocking at Pride this year.

The entire line is also super-affordable, capping out at $48, with most products priced in the $20-to-$30 range. You can shop FORWARD collection online, now.