Ed Sheeran defends Prince Harry after royal engagement

Olivia Morris

Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran are both charming men part of the "redheads club" and have even been mistaken for one another on a few occasions.

It seems like fellow redheads stick together as Ed came to the defence of the royal on KIIS FM's Kyle and Jackie O Show even though there wasn't really anything to defend.

"What about the new princess? Harry has gone and plucked this girl from obscurity!" Kyle Sandilands joked. "You know Harry right, from the redheads club?"

Ed Sheeran and Prince Harry are both very charming redheaded men. Source: Getty

The shock jock's co-host Jackie 'O' Henderson then included her two-cents on the royal engagement of Meghan Markle and Harry.

"It's big news there. Does Britain get excited over this engagement?" Jackie O asked. "Even Australia gets excited about it!"

The radio duo's comments seemed to hit a nerve with Ed as he came to the defence of Harry.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday. Source: Getty

"Yeah mean, I think, it's like, what's there to be mad about?" the 26-year-old said. "Obviously they're in love and they're going to get married... I think it's great!"

There have been a few times where the fellow redheads have been mistaken for each other and Harry has even joked about it.

Earlier this year, while the royal was on an engagement at Westminster Abbey in London on Commonwealth Day, a schoolgirl got slightly confused if Prince Harry was actually Prince Harry.

"Are you the real Prince Harry?" the schoolgirl asked, the Daily Mail reported.

Prince Harry joked about Ed Sheeran looking like him in March this year. Source: Getty

"Yes," the prince replied. "The other one is Ed Sheeran."

Bless Harry.

We reckon Ed should definitely be on the guest list for the upcoming royal nuptials in 2018.

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