Ed Sheeran honored a significant milestone. He Instagrammed on Saturday, (quote) “Celebrating one year being a non-smoker today.”
This is not new territory for Ed. Before he broke it big with “The A Team” and money was still tight, Ed gave up both booze and Kools. Or maybe he smoked Marlboros.
Two years ago, he admitted to Ellen DeGeneres, (quote) “I realized that I’d been smoking for 10 years and that’s bad. It was a routine: do a soundcheck, have a cigarette. Do a gig, have a cigarette. Eat and smoke a cigarette.”
He’s talked opening about his addictive personality. He quit cigarettes after putting down the bottle. Ed recognized there was a problem, (quote) “Drinking and stuff is fun to begin with. It starts as a party. Then you’re doing it on your own -- and it’s not.” (People)