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Princess Beatrice ‘slices Ed Sheeran’s face with sword’ in mock-knighting prank gone wrong

The singer has been rushed to hospital after the princess accidentally cut his face in a party prank gone wrong
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Princess Beatrice has sliced Ed Sheeran’s face with a ceremonial sword in a mock-knighting of musician James Blunt that went wrong, it has been reported.

According toThe Sun, the 25-year-old singer has been rushed to hospital after the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson swung a sword over her shoulder without realizing he was behind her.

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“The blade cut into his face and it was just a few inches from his right eye,” a source told the newspaper.

The accident reportedly happened at Beatrice’s father’s house in Windsor, who was away at the time, after James Blunt had joked to the princess about wanting to be knighted.

Beatrice reportedly played along with his request, and when Beatrice lifted the sword to tap him lightly on the shoulder, she accidentally swung it back, reportedly cutting Sheeran on the cheek.

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“A couple of the guests said it could have been worse and he could have been blinded in the eye, but Ed really played it down.

“Everyone was totally shocked and apparently Beatrice was very upset. But Ed was the perfect gentleman and told her it was just an accident,” said the source.

“However, it became apparent that the wound needed treatment, so Ed was taken to hospital. He had to have stitches put in.”

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Ed and girlfriend Cherry

Ed, who was attending the party with his girlfriend Cherry Seaborn returned to the party after being treated in hospital.

The Independent has reported that both the royal family and Ed have declined to comment on the incident.

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