SHOCKING! Ed Sheeran Reveals He Survived Fear, Depression And Anxiety After His Wife Cherry Was Diagnosed With Tumour During Pregnancy-DETAILS BELOW
Ed Sheeran married his childhood sweetheart, Cherry Seaborn in 2019 and was told that she had a tumour while she was pregnant with their second child
Ed Sheeran fans were concerned as he revealed that he “spiralled” into depression last year after his wife Cherry Seaborn was diagnosed with a tumour during her pregnancy last year and his friend Jamal Edwards died unexpectedly at the age of 31. His wife had “no route to treatment until after the birth” of a child while carrying her second baby in 2022, the singer recalled in a press release on Tuesday, as reported by BBC.
At the time, the British singer was in court every day facing a copyright trial. The devastating impact of those events "changed my life, my mental health, and ultimately the way I viewed music", said the star in a handwritten note posted to social media.
At the end, he reportedly scrapped "hundreds" of songs he'd written for his upcoming sixth album.
Ed Sheeran married his childhood sweetheart, Cherry Seaborn in 2019 and was told that she had a tumour while she was pregnant with their second child. The couple welcomed their second daughter last May, however, he did not provide an update on his wife’s health.
Sheeran got candid about his wife’s diagnosis and other tragedies affecting his album ‘Subtract’ and explained,
However, Sheeran, wrote candidly about how Seaborn's diagnosis and other tragedies affected his upcoming album, "A series of events changed my life, my mental health, and ultimately the way I viewed music and art ... within the space of a month. My best friend Jamal, a brother to me, died suddenly, and I found myself standing in court defending my integrity and career as a songwriter."
The singer’s statement comes weeks after he hinted at "turbulent things" in his personal life in an Instagram post. "I realize I haven't been that engaged in my social media or my fan base online over the last couple of year," he wrote in February, reported Page Six.
In his statement, Sheeran also added that he was "spiraling through fear, depression and anxiety" at the time, feeling like he was "drowning" with his head "below the surface."
Working on his album was a form of "therapy" helping the American Music Award winner "make sense" of his feelings.
"I wrote without thought of what the songs would be, I just wrote whatever tumbled out. And in just over a week, I replaced a decade's worth of work with my deepest darkest thoughts," Sheeran wrote.
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