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Ed Sheeran's 'Game of Thrones' Cameo Was the Worst Kind of Cameo
Pinterest Helen Sloan/via HBO Thinking out loud about the most distracting celebrity cameo in Game of Thrones history.
We knew this was coming. Back in May, Ed Sheeran revealed that he would turn up in a cameo in Game of Thrones Season Seven. He even spoiled the line of dialogue that Arya would speak when she met him—which was not, sadly, "Oh good, it’s Ed Sheeran, the next name on my list." Now, Sheeran has actually appeared in Game of Thrones, and he wasn't lying about the brevity of his appearance. He's not the next Ramsay Bolton, or Daenerys' heretofore-unrevealed little brother, or some late-breaking entrant in the struggle for the Iron Throne. He's just some random Lannister soldier with a single spoken line of dialogue. EDITOR’S PICK And after spending the morning thinking out loud about it, I am comfortable saying Ed Sheeran's cameo... was bad.
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