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    Ed Sheeran Jokes About His Sex Symbol Status: "I'm a Singer That You Never Want to See Shirtless"

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    Ed Sheeran does not consider himself a hunky celebrity.

    "I don't see myself as a sex symbol, but if other people do, I'm not going to complain," the 23-year-old singer tells Billboard in a new interview. "I'm a singer that you never want to see shirtless. No one does! I haven't got a six-pack or pecs."

    Somehow, we bet there are definitely screaming fans out there who would love to see Sheeran shirtless. "To each their own," he added.

    Keeping with his self-deprecating sense of humor, Sheeran also joked about his fellow gingers, telling the mag, "The joke is, what is the one thing a ginger misses about partying? The invitation."

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    "Have you ever seen the Harry Potter films?" he went on. "They're very unrealistic, and it's not just about the wizards and the dragons. It's that a ginger could ever have two friends."

    One celeb who's definitely friends with Sheeran is his BFF and tourmate Taylor Swift . And it sounds like the two definitely bond over their pension for writing songs based on personal experiences in their love lives.

    "If you date a songwriter, be prepared to have songs written about you," Sheerhan said. "If you do nice things, you'll have nice songs. And if you do f--ked-up things, you'll get a horrible song."

    Fair enough!

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