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Here’s why Ed Sheeran could be moving to New Zealand

We can’t believe it…

2016 was a turbulent year, and with Brexit and Donald Trump’s election dividing the world, people from all over started to think about relocating.

Canada has been the most popular destination of choice – undoubtedly down to dishy PM Justin Trudeau and maple syrup. In fact, so many people tried to apply for citizenship on the night Donald Trump was elected President that Canada’s immigration site actually crashed.

Ed Sheeran has another place in mind, however, recently announcing that he would like to move to New Zealand. Yes, really.

‘I’ve always said that if a world war breaks out, the one place I would go is New Zealand’, he explained, ‘because no one is going to be bothered to come that far to invade.’

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The 26-year-old is known to be a keen traveller, having explored Japan, Australia and Iceland over his gap year and travelled all over with his music career.

After falling in love with New Zealand while on tour, Ed was apparently so taken with the country that he even looked into applying for citizenship there.

‘I did ask for citizenship’, Ed confirmed, explaining to the Daily Star, ‘I think we got an email from someone involved with that. So maybe that’s going to happen. I could be a citizen.’

We don’t think Ed will have a problem settling in over there, currently holding both the number one and number two spots in the official New Zealand music charts with his new hits: Shape of You and Castle on the Hill.

Although we’re happy for Ed, we’re a little bit worried about why he’s choosing to move right now. Does he know something we don’t know?

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