Ed Sheeran honoured with pig statue

The artwork is titled Ed Sheer-Ham and is one of 40 sculptures that have been placed around Ipswich as part of the Pigs Gone Wild trail. Photo / Suffolk City Council
The artwork is titled Ed Sheer-Ham and is one of 40 sculptures that have been placed around Ipswich as part of the Pigs Gone Wild trail. Photo / Suffolk City Council

A statue of Ed Sheeran as a pig is making fans squeal in the UK.

The artwork, which is titled Ed Sheer-Ham, is one of 40 sculptures that have been placed around Ipswich as part of the Pigs Gone Wild trail.

The flannel-wearing, red-haired pig is the pork of the town with fans trotting to the statue in droves to snap a swine selfie.

Ed Sheeran, meet Ed Sheer-Ham. Photo /  Suffolk City Council Twitter
Ed Sheeran, meet Ed Sheer-Ham. Photo / Suffolk City Council Twitter

So, what does Ed Sheeran think of the artwork?

"I'm really excited to have a pig sculpture made in my honour," the 25-year-old singer said according to the BBC.

"I hope Ed Sheer-Ham will be a huge hit on the Pigs Gone Wild trail in Ipswich ... I think he looks awesome."

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The statue will hopefully takes Sheeran's mind off a $29 million lawsuit which has been filed against him by two songwriters.

Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard claim that Sheeran's 2014 hit Photograph is a rip-off of their song Amazing which was released in 2010.

The flannel-wearing, red-haired pig is the pork of the town with fans trotting to the statue in droves to snap a swine selfie. Photo / Suffolk City Council Twitter
The flannel-wearing, red-haired pig is the pork of the town with fans trotting to the statue in droves to snap a swine selfie. Photo / Suffolk City Council Twitter

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