Ed Sheeran has tweeted about his new chest tattoo, defending it from people who said it's 'weird'.

The singer unveiled his newest piece of ink last week - a large lion covering his upper chest, which he said was to commemorate his three sold-out gigs at Wembley last month.

Although it's one of many on his body, this one's caused a bit of a stir, with many saying that he was following in MMA fighter Conor McGregor's footsteps by getting a large chest piece of an animal.

He had an exchange with Keane singer Tom Chaplin the other day, although perhaps tagging Sheeran wasn't the best idea:



Sheeran later tweeted:



Spoiler: he did indeed have pasta.