Ed Sheeran Says He Nearly Killed Justin Bieber With A Golf Club

Guys, we almost lost the Biebs. And it's Ed Sheeran's fault.
The British singer's visit to Carpool Karaoke last night turned up a lot of revelations — he doesn't have a phone, he has a rather spacious mouth, and he's not opposed to feeling up fellow Brit James Corden's leg — but chief among them is his confession that he took a swing at Justin Bieber's face with a golf club, and connected. Oof.
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The two pop stars, who collaborated on the single "Love Yourself," met up at a "really, really filthy" Tokyo dive bar. Then things took a turn.
"We ended up at this golf course," he told the Late Late Show host, cringing at the memory, "and he put a golf ball in his mouth and said, 'go on, hit it out.' And I was pretty hammered. And then I was like, focus, focus, focus, you can't hit him, you can't hit him, you can't hit him.
"And I had this driving wedge. I was like, okay, okay, okay. I went [swinging motion] and cracked him across the face."
"No! You injured my J.B.?" responded a shocked Corden. "How was his face?"
"He was actually really cool about it, surprisingly," Sheeran said. "He was like, 'aw bro, aw' and then just carried on."
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Yeah, it's all fun and games until someone gets sued after making a public admission of guilt on national TV.
But seriously, Bieber. Volunteering to let drunk dudes swing golf clubs at your head? That's some straight-up reckless behaviour right there. Let's keep it Kool-Aid and Putt-Putt for a while, okay?
Watch Sheeran's full Carpool Karaoke appearance below.
Video: Courtesy of CBS.
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