During a recent interview on The Graham Norton Show, the 23-year-old Lady Bird actress says that having “Galway Grill” instead of “Galway Girl” tattooed on the 26-year-old Grammy-winning musician wasn’t her fault.
“It wasn’t my idea to do the bad spelling!” Saoirse declared. “He’s been saying to people at his gig that I misspelled the word ‘Girl,’ but I didn’t! The tour manager in Dublin — we’d had a few drinks during the show, because he did two shows in Dublin after we did the music video.”
Back in May, Saoirse starred in Ed‘s “Galway Girl” music video, and during the video Ed had the title of the name misspelled on him – which he found to be a huge joke, but has been totally blaming Saoirse for misspelling it.
“The tour manager was going by, and he was like, ‘You know what would be gas? If you misspelled the word Girl and tattooed somethin’ else onto him,’” Saoirse continued. “So, we did ‘Galway Grill’ instead. We got a tattoo artist to come in at 12 o’clock at night, in Dublin, during a birthday party that was being had in town. This poor guy — he came in, and he was terrified. This poor fellow was having to tattoo onto Ed Sheeran’s arm, the arm he plays the guitar with.”
Watch the interview!
Saoirse Ronanon Ed Sheeran’s Tattoo – The Graham Norton Show