Warning: This article contains spoilers about Game of Thrones season 7, episode 1.
We all knew it was happening – and it happened right in the premiere.
Ed Sheeran made a musical cameo in the first episode of Game of Thrones season seven as a Lannister soldier, no less.
Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) came across a group of Lannister soldiers at a campfire after she killed all of the Frey men who played a part in the brutal Red Wedding, although these soldiers were actually pretty friendly.
Sheeran sat next to Arya during the whole scene at the campfire, and even had a couple of really short lines ("Worst place in the world").
Here is him offering the Stark some rabbit:
But the real controversy came at the very start, when Sheeran flexed his vocal cords with a song. When Arya asked what it was, he replied: "It's a new one."
Needless to say, Twitter had objections:
If you want the lyrics to the song he casually sung, here it is...
"He rode through the streets of the city / Down from his hill on high / O'er the winds and the steps and the cobbles / He rode to a woman's sigh / For she was his secret treasure / She was his shame and his bliss / And a chain and a keep are nothing / Compared to a woman's kiss / For hands of gold are always cold / But a woman's hands are warm."