Pals who carry collectively, keep collectively.
Recreation of Thrones actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, who performed the colossus Ser Gregor Clegane (a.okay.a. The Mountain) on the Emmy-winning HBO collection, met up with Ed Sheeran over the weekend and confirmed off his spectacular power.
Each the actor, 30, and the musician, 28, shared the expertise on their Instagram pages.
“When in Iceland,” Sheeran mentioned within the caption for a photograph of him posing whereas Björnsson, who received the 2018 World’s Strongest Man competitors, holds him excessive above his head, tagging the actor. The “I Don’t Care” singer carried out in Reykjavík on August 11 and 12.
“He asked for it. Luckily I didn’t drop him… He has to work tonight!!” wrote Björnsson in his caption, sharing a video of the entire course of.
“Don’t drop him!” somebody off-camera says within the video. However Björnsson simply lifts Sheeran, who spreads his arms in a “ta-da!”-like gesture as others within the room cheer and applaud.
The 2 snicker and shake arms after the Icelandic strongman units him again on his toes.
Sheeran has one other connection to Björnsson — he’s additionally acted (and sung!) on Recreation of Thrones. The singer performed a Lannister soldier in an episode within the collection’ seventh season in a scene with Arya Stark actress Maisie Williams.
He asked for it. Luckily I didn’t drop him… He has to work tonight!! @teddysphotos
A post shared by Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (@thorbjornsson) on Aug 11, 2019 at 1:08pm PDT
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Apparently, Sheeran isn’t the one fan of Björnsson’s to request a show of his power.
“I get a lot of requests fans asking if I want to squeeze their eyes,” Björnsson informed Leisure Weekly in a 2017 interview.
“That’s very popular. Or pick them up over head,” he added. “But the most popular to squeeze their eyes out.”
When in Iceland @thorbjornsson
A post shared by Ed Sheeran (@teddysphotos) on Aug 11, 2019 at 1:02pm PDT
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Björnsson defined that if he does acquiesce to carry up a fan, he often solely does so for ladies.
“I have had to say no, because if I’m going to lift one person, then so many others are going to ask to be lifted too,” he mentioned. “If it’s just one person, okay, but it’s crowded then I know others are going to ask. You have to try to be fair to everyone you know.”