Music legend Elton John says he urged Ed Sheeran to take a career break after becoming sick of seeing the pop star's face following the huge success of his 2014 album 'X.'
The rock icon has served as a mentor to Sheeran ever since he signed his fellow Brit to his management firm Rocket Music earlier on in his career.
While he's proud of the 26-year-old singer's achievements so far, Elton feared Ed had started to become too overexposed - so he advised him to enjoy a lengthy getaway, reported Rolling Stone magazine.
"He was so omnipresent I said, 'Ed, even I'm sick of you. Go away.' And he did. He just went to the Far East with his girlfriend, had a great time, put on a lot of weight, ate food and came back," John said.
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