Singer makes a joke on Instagram

Ellie Goulding told fans she’d tied the knot at the weekend.

The singer made the joke by sharing a snap of herself walking down a candlelit staircase in a Great Gatsby-inspired white dress.

Just married LOLZ,’ she captioned the Instagram image on Saturday.

Ellie can be seen cuddling up to a smart man in a suit while clutching a glass of something fizzy in another photograph.

The 27-year-old fooled a number of followers with her prank but was quick to clear up any confusion and set the record straight.

Obviously I am not in fact married,’ she Tweeted moments later. 

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Beth Shearing