Ed Sheeran ‘associated to Mafia mobster Frank Sheeran’ from Scorsese’s The Irishman
Ed Sheeran has discovered that he’s linked to a ruthless mobster, who’s the topic of Martin Scorsese’s new movie.
The 28-year-old singer’s household tree has revealed that he’s associated to Mafia hitman Frank Sheeran, who’s portrayed by Robert De Niro in The Irishman.
The murderous gangster was notorious for “portray homes” along with his victims’ blood, throughout vicious slayings that have been ordered by his Mafia bosses.
Ed has reportedly revealed his connection to Frank in a dialog with De Niro’s co-star within the film, Stephen Graham.
The 46-year-old actor, who just lately starred within the newest sequence of Line of Obligation, stated: “They’re associated, you realize. Trustworthy to God — I swear on my nana’s life.
“That’s what Ed stated, he says it’s his distant uncle.”
Whereas the occasions in The Irishman are deeply unsavoury, they’re based mostly upon actual occasions in keeping with Graham.
He stated in regards to the movie: “It’s all based mostly on true occasions, on Frank Sheeran. Earlier than he handed away, he gave all this data to a journalist who turned it right into a e book.”
This biography was referred to as I Heard You Paint Homes, and it was written by Charles Brandt.
He wrote that Frank, who was 6ft 4in, was working for Mafia bosses Russell Bufalino and Angelo Bruno.
They’re depicted in Scorcese’s film by Joe Pesci and Harvey Keitel.
Sheeran, the gangster – not the singer, additionally labored as muscle and safety for union boss Jimmy Hoffa, who’s performed by Al Pacino within the film.
Brandt has claimed that Frank Sheeran killed Hoffa, after he went lacking in 1975.
Ed himself confirmed the household connection on social media, as The Irishman opened in cinemas earlier than heading to Netflix on November 27.
The chart-topping singer wrote: “Robert De Niro is taking part in a high Irish gangster in a brand new Martin Scorsese movie. The gangster he’s taking part in known as Frank Sheeran. True story.”
Frank died of most cancers in 2003, aged 83.
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