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In case you missed it, #Ed Sheeran made a cameo on the Season 7 premiere of "#Game of Thrones" For the sake of not spoiling the first episode, we won't divulge too much of what happened. Just know that Sheeran's role is short and in all honesty, wasn't necessary to tell the story that we've been following now for years.

Instead, it seemed as though Ed Sheeran really just liked the HBO series and wanted to be on it just for the heck of it. If you check out the screenshot from Sunday night's masterpiece, it's pretty clear that even Arya was wondering what on Earth Ed Sheeran was doing as he randomly popped up for a quick scene in the forest.

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It turns out that Arya, or rather the actor that plays her, played a large part in getting Ed on the show.

Did anyone enjoy Sheeran's 'GoT' scene?

Ed Sheeran fans were excited to see the singer doing what he does best in the newest episode of "Game of Thrones." Pretty much everyone else wanted to know why he appeared, seemingly out of nowhere, to share a song and whatever that rat-on-a-stick thing was with Arya.

Sheeran's 'GoT' appearance was a hot topic on social media on Sunday night. Many took to Twitter to talk about how much they hated the idea of having the singer on the show. Especially since when he revealed during the Season 7 premiere, he was doing just that - singing.

It turns out that Maisie Williams, who plays Arya, is a huge Ed Sheeran fan. According to the Washington Post, that's why Sheeran had the short role on "GoT." The showrunners decided to seek out the singer and ask him to play a small role alongside one of his biggest fans.

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Sheeran deletes then revives Twitter account

After all of the negative responses about Ed Sheeran's "Game of Thrones" cameo, the singer quickly shut down his Twitter account. Sheeran didn't share a reason for the social media delete but many fans figured quickly that it must be due to all the awful things people were saying about his appearance on the popular HBO show.

It seems that Sheeran must have had second thoughts about letting the cyberbullies take away his account. The "Shape of You" singer came right back to Twitter almost as fast as he left. He still hasn't confirmed or denied that the Twitter delete was due to the "Game of Thrones" backlash.

This isn't the first time that Ed Sheeran has left Twitter. The last time around, Sheeran's Twitter account stayed deactivated for much longer. The singer explained that he closed down his social media account because people on Twitter were so mean and only had bad things to say all the time.