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Ed Sheeran hires bodyguards to fend off frenzied females

British singer Ed Sheeran has been forced to hire security guards because his female fans are becoming too "grabby".

The Thinking Out Loud hitmaker, who is currently in Australia as part of a world tour, preferred to travel without being surrounded by an entourage, but he has recently had to rethink his security situation because frenzied female fans are getting increasingly hands-on.


He tells Britain's The Sun newspaper, "I've been given a security guard, for the first time in four years... it started getting a little grabby. I don't mind if people ask politely but if someone grabs you and pulls you..."