British singer Ed Sheeran was postpone taking drugs after speaking with Elton John.
The 24-year-old Thinking Out Loud has admitted to trying ecstasy during the past but after you have to know the I’m Still Standing singer, he’s no goal of dabbling in illegal substances anymore. Elton, 68, struggled with alcohol abuse, suffering an overdose in 1975 and checking himself into rehab in 1990, and the memories of their time were enough to prevent Ed in their tracks.
“His stories about drugs put you off from,” he explained, in line with Britain’s The Mirror newspaper. “You hear Elton speak about his darkest days anf the husband tells you and that means you don’t have those little moments. He has definitely lived it.”
While Ed does not have any plans to follow this type of destructive path, he thinks it’s vital that you be honest about any vices he or she have, particularly when they have young fans learning about to him.
“It will be the wrong approach to look at it but it’s far more crucial that you be honest,” he explained. “I may pretend to get something I’m not, or I can be myself. If you’re inside position to become a role model and go, ‘No, I don’t smoke’, then get caught smoking, it’s far worse.”
The star has spoken during the past about how important it can be to be someone his fans looks up to and recently he told the BBC he would like website visitors to see him just as one authentic person.
“The whole of my first album is approximately drink and drugs the ones picked up on that extremely fast, so I think if anyone saw me a single thing, they’d resemble, ‘It’s what he sings about,’ not too I get approximately it a great deal now, I’ve calmed down,” he stated. “I like to be a job model, so I never want to get too much of an advocate. I take a look at the experiences and the ones experiences aren’t positive so I do not believe it promotes it, but it really is freeing as a possible artist.”