Ellie Goulding has revealed she doesn’t ‘know anything’ about her hen party as her ‘best friend has planned it’ all ahead of her wedding to art dealer Caspar Jopling.
She told Tom Green and Daisy Maskell she ‘hasn’t really participated in the planning whatsoever’ because she has ‘been busy’ promoting her latest single Sixteen.
In the dark: Ellie Goulding has revealed she doesn’t ‘know anything’ about her Hen Do ahead of her wedding to art dealer Caspar Jopling in an interview with KISS Breakfast on Tuesday
‘I honestly don’t know anything about it because my best friend has planned it,’ she said.
‘I’ve been busy so I haven’t really participated in the planning whatsoever, but I was on Jonathan Ross the other day and he made me draw something. I knew he would because I mentioned that I really don’t like life drawing, I just don’t like drawing.
‘That part of me was never given to me, drawing. It was c***, absolute c***. As long as I don’t have to do that on my hen do I’ll be fine.’
Engaged: The Starry Eyed hitmaker, 32, shared the latest on her party plans as she discussed her return to London after she moved to New York for ‘love’ (Pictured with Caspar in April)
Ellie, who announced her engagement to Caspar in August last year, also discussed saying ‘good riddance’ to New York after she moved to the ‘insane’ city ‘for love’.
The songstress said: ‘I was like good riddance because New York is insane and it’s really not for the faint-hearted to live there, it’s just bonkers.
‘It’s just such an overload of noise and crazy people, amazing restaurants.’
The blonde beauty explained that she initially moved to New York to be with her partner who worked in the city, otherwise the pair ‘just wouldn’t see each other’.
She said: ‘My partner, he works there. He studied there and then works there. Yes, I did it for love, but he’s moving back.
‘I basically just had to pack everything up and just move there. Otherwise we just wouldn’t see each other ever which is rubbish.’
Plans: Ellie told Tom Green and Daisy Maskell she ‘hasn’t really participated in the planning whatsoever’ because she has ‘been busy’ promoting her latest single Sixteen
‘For love’: Ellie, who announced her engagement to Caspar in August last year, also discussed saying ‘good riddance’ to New York after she moved to the ‘insane’ city
Ellie said that though she ‘slightly’ misses the ‘bonkers’ city, she is ‘so glad to be home’ with her ‘lovely cat’.
‘But now I’m kind of slightly missing it which is really bad because for a while I was like I’m so glad to be home and now I’m like, “I’m kind of missing the madness a bit”.’
‘Every morning was just like people screaming on the phone! But no, I am glad to be back home with my cat, yeah. My lovely cat.’
Ellie also told the KISS Breakfast presenters she has turned into a ‘proper fighter’ after hiring boxing trainer Shane McGuigan.
She said: ‘ I’ve been boxing for years and I’ve always been into training, I’ve always been into martial arts. Boxing was just something that I started doing.
‘And then I thought I was going to start taking it more seriously, so I started training with this guy, [McGuigan], who trains quite a few boxers out there and they’re very successful.’
Hobbies: Ellie also told the KISS Breakfast presenters she has turned into a ‘proper fighter’ after hiring boxing trainer Shane McGuigan (Pictured in April)
It comes after the songstress revealed she has enlisted the help of special guests to perform at her wedding as a surprise for her mother.
Ellie told Capital Breakfast in April said: ‘[Caspar’s] in New York so I’m planning here by myself a bit but, yeah, I think it’s good.
‘In fact, I have got some people singing at the wedding but I can’t say because I want it to be a surprise, mainly for my mum’.
The Close To Me hitmaker also revealed she wouldn’t consider a Vegas wedding – but did admit she and Caspar, 26, will be making a trip to Graceland.
She said: ‘Caspar’s really obsessed with Elvis so for his birthday I got him a weekend in Graceland. We haven’t had time to go yet but I’m really excited about that, to see his house and all his stuff.’
Happy together: Ellie and Caspar announced their engagement in The Times in August 2018 after 18 months as a couple
Ellie and Caspar shared their engagement news with an announcement in The Times in August 2018 after 18 months together.
It read: ‘The engagement is announced between Caspar, son of The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and Mrs Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire, and Elena, daughter of Mr Arthur Goulding of Hertfordshire and Mrs Tracey Sumner of West Midlands.’
Former GB rower Caspar is currently an art dealer at Sotheby’s in New York.
The singer was previously thought to be in a relationship with Bobby Rich – a Judo champion who later became David and Victoria Beckham’s bodyguard.
Before that, Ellie enjoyed an on-off two-year relationship with McFly star Dougie Poynter – but the pair split in 2016
The pop star has previously dated Skrillex, Greg James, Jeremy Irvine and been linked to Prince Harry, Niall Horan and Ed Sheeran.
Royal pals: Caspar Jopling and Ellie Goulding attended the wedding of Princess Eugenie to Jack Brooksbank at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle last October