Ed Sheeran is nothing if not diligent. The singer who marked his return to our ears this week with his new single "Bad Habits" is so excited about his residency on The Late Late Show next week that he actually showed up a few days early to work out some lighting and sound kinks. The only problem was apparently nobody gave host James Corden the memo.
In the middle of Corden's monologue on Thursday night (June 24) Sheeran weighed in on one of the jokes from off-camera, surprising the host. "Ed Sheeran is that you?" Corden asked his old pal, who was seated in a director's chair in an orange sweater and black jeans, a notepad at the ready to jot down some thoughts for his upcoming stint.
"Sorry, Ed, what are you doing here?" Corden asked. "Since I'm on the show every night next week I thought I'd come in a bit early, get things prepared, take a few notes," Sheeran explained, urging Corden to just pretend he wasn't there and carry on. Easier said than done, though. Sheeran then walked right in front of the camera, ruining a shot, and continued to prove disruptive by climbing up to noisily adjust the lights to his specifications.