Life is funny, isn't it? When my brother went to the UK, he made a lot of friends. He's just that friendly type that draws a lot of people. One of them, I distinctly remember, I had a huge crush on. Though I never met him, just seeing his pictures on my brother's albums got me feeling all giddy.
Apart from Aladdin (yes, the Disney cartoon character!), I've always credited my brother's friend as having awakened my sexuality. He got me feeling things I never thought I'd feel at that age. And from the dreams I had of him, it was then when I knew I was no longer an innocent kid. My crush grew even more when I saw videos from my brother's stay in the UK. I heard him speak and he had the sexiest accent I've ever heard. And that voice! I'll never forget that voice.
Now, want to know the funny part? That guy who I had a crush on. The guy who I just admitted helped awaken my sexuality. Well, he grew up to be Ed Sheeran! When I first heard him on the radio, a good few years after I've gotten over my major crush on him. At first, the voice I heard sounded familiar, like that of an old friend or something. And when the radio host said who the artist was, I swear, I almost fell to my seat. I rushed to my brother's room to ask him about it and he confirmed that it was, in fact, his old friend, Ed Sheeran.
At this time, my brother owed me a favor. Long story short, he would have gotten into deep trouble if it weren't for my help. And now that I know he was friends with a pop sensation, I knew what I wanted him to do for me. Without any qualms, I asked him right then and there if he could get his autograph for me. (Side note: he knew about my crush when I was younger too!). At first, he downright refused my request, saying he didn't want to embarrass himself by doing that. But when I told him that this was the favor I wanted him to grant me, he said he'll try.
And did he ever! A couple of months after, he gave me, not just one, but a few copies of Ed Sheeran posters with his autograph on each one. Turns out the singer remembered my brother too. I asked my brother why there were many copies though, and he said that if ever I wanted to give some to my friends who were also fans of his, I can. Of course, I didn't. I'm shamelessly selfish about this sort of thing, lol.
Anyways, my brother got me in the end. On my personal copy, Ed Sheeran actually left me a message saying that he appreciated that I had a huge crush on him! When I read that, I wanted to faint right then and there!
Please note: Our inventory is limited as we may have only received a few posters in total. Most of our items are obtained from film premieres, studios, and from autographed hounds such as the one in the story above.