Sheeran also recently appeared on the “Man Man Man” podcast. There, masculinity was a popular topic, as the artist dived into how he doesn’t have much of that, and also what he believed his sexual identity was, in his younger days.
Sheeran Believed He Was Gay
Sheeran explained how he’s not a very masculine person, and how he definitely has some feminine characteristics. It even came to a point in his life, years back, where he believed that he might’ve been a gay man.
“I’m not a hugely masculine person. I have a definite feminine side to the point where, when I was a kid, I thought I was gay for a bit.”
Sheeran revealed that his masculine side pretty much stops at drinking, and sports. He even began taking a strong interest in women’s soccer, and it eventually surpassed his interested over American football. In his feminine side, it’s expanded much more, to topics such as popular female artists, and even pop music.
“I love musical theatre, I love pop music, I love Britney Spears,” Sheeran added. “My masculine side probably stops at drinking beer and watching football.”
Sheeran Explains Impact His Wife Has Had On Him
For Sheeran, his wife, has also brought more of a women empowerment side, to him. He also labeled Seaborn as”super pro-women and femininity.
Sheeran Recently Released New ‘=’ Album
On October 29, Sheeran also delivered his fourth studio album, “=.” This project was led by hit singles, such as “Bad Habits,” “Shivers,” and “Overpass Grafitti.” 14 tracks were available, in total. “=” is expected to contend for the number one spot, on the Billboard 200 chart, this week. Surprisingly, there are no featured artists on the album, but Sheeran did a great job of holding things down, on his own. Bad Habits was originally released back in late June, and served as the lead single for “=.” It is still a very popular record for Sheeran’s fans, following the first weekend of the release of “=.”
This project also marks the second album for Sheeran, in the last two years. The previous one was “No. 6 Collaborations Project,” in July 2019. That saw massive success, with a number one debut, and is currently certified platinum in the US. It also saw appearances from superstars such as Eminem, Camila Cabello, Travis Scott, Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper, H.E.R., Bruno Mars, Meek Mill, and more. Three out of the five albums that Sheeran has released in his career, have at least gone on to go 8x platinum.