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Adele is on the cover of not one but two Vogue covers this month – and there is so much information to process we don’t even know where to start!
The 33-year-old Oscar-winner has become the first person in history to simultaneously cover both British and American editions of Vogue for its November issue – and the timing couldn’t be more perfect, as the singer is due to release her brand new single, Easy on Me, later this month! Promo can’t get any better than fronting two versions of one of the biggest fashion magazines in the world; are we right?
As you can imagine, Adele’s incredible weight loss was on everyone’s minds and lips after they had seen the breath-taking covers and accompanying editorial images, although the Skyfall singer said she doesn’t actually want to make a big deal out of her shrinking frame…
She admitted that – apart from making a small joke about it when she hosted SNL last year – she hasn’t wanted to document her 100-pound weight loss, as it was something she did purely for herself, adding that she only started working out because it helped her manage her anxiety…
“It was because of my anxiety,” the 15-time-Grammy-winner confessed to British Vogue, adding that she actually “got quite addicted” to exercising.
“Working out, I would just feel better. It was never about losing weight, it was always about becoming strong and giving myself as much time every day without my phone.”
Adele didn’t end things about her weight loss there, as she went into further detail about the public’s reaction to it – including some very “disappointing” messages she received from fans who were “hurt” that she had decided to lose weight…
“My body’s been objectified my entire career. It’s not just now,” she told the publication.
“I understand why it’s a shock. I understand why some women especially were hurt. Visually I represented a lot of women. But I’m still the same person.
“The most brutal conversations were being had by other women about my body. I was very f***ing disappointed with that. That hurt my feelings.”
The brutal honesty extended a lot further than weight loss, as Adele also told the magazine that she hopes her new album will explain her and Simon Konecki’s divorce to their eight-year-old son, Angelo…
“My son has had a lot of questions. Really good questions, really innocent questions, that I just don’t have an answer for,” she candidly said, referencing their 2018 split.
“I just felt like I wanted to explain to him, through this record, when he’s in his twenties or thirties, who I am and why I voluntarily chose to dismantle his entire life in the pursuit of my own happiness.
“It made him really unhappy sometimes. And that’s a real wound for me that I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to heal.”
You can read more in the November issues of British Vogue and American Vogue, which are both officially out now. Adele’s new single, Easy on Me, is scheduled to be released on October 15.