Adele has been through a life-changing whirlwind in recent years after going through a dramatic weight loss journey while battling a heartbreaking divorce from her partner of eight years.
The star seems to have ‘lighted up’ both physically and mentally, and the ‘Rolling in the Deep’ star shocked fans when she posted a photo of herself in 2019 showing off her new physique. usually after losing an incredible 100 pounds over the course of two years.
In the same year, the British singer announced her separation from her longtime partner Simon Konecki, whom she married just 11 months before filing for divorce. Daily mail.
The musician, who recently surprised James Corden on the final episode of his iconic Carpool Karaoke, has now entered a new chapter in her life with rich boy Paul.
But most importantly, Adele discovered a new love for herself when she revealed in an Instagram post that she’s the happiest she’s ever been.
Here’s a closer look at the star’s inspirational weight loss journey, her divorce from her husband, and her new love.
Adele made headlines in 2019 when she shocked the world with a dramatic 100-pound weight loss.
The singer showed off her incredible new figure to her 53.3 million Instagram followers as she posted a sensational photo of herself in a dress to celebrate her 32nd birthday.
Adele revealed she first started exercising to cope with stress following her divorce from Simon Konecki in 2019. She exercised as a way to deal with “terrible anxiety attacks” after her divorce from Simon Konecki. leaving the marriage and trying to build a life of his own. power.
The star has lost most of her weight during the lockdown because of Covid-19 as she revealed that she is exercising three times a day. She details that her workout plan includes weight training in the morning, hiking or boxing in the afternoon, and cardio at night.
However, Adele has said that her weight loss journey has been very personal and insists that she has never felt that she “needs” to lose weight. Talking about her new-found love for fitness, Adele told Oprah in 2021 that she started weightlifting with just 10 pounds and gradually increased to a whopping 170 pounds.
Contrary to popular belief, Adele successfully lost 100 pounds the old-fashioned way by continuously lifting weights and doing circuit training. While her weight loss seemed to happen overnight, the star worked towards her physical and mental health goals over a two-year period and avoided the spotlight. of the public while she does so.
Previously, she has countered rumors that she has followed some fad diets to lose weight as she said fashion: “No intermittent fasting. Nothing. If anything I eat more than before because I worked so hard.”
Paying personal trainer Greg Miele at the Heart & Hustle gym in Los Angeles, California, she says she confesses that she’s probably spent more time than anyone else in the past three years.
The singer revealed she put a lot of faith in Miele during a difficult time in her life and praised his support.
Her weight loss comes just months after her divorce from Simon Konecki but the star has hit back at those who think her body is a way to get back with her ex.
She told in a funny way British fashion magazine: “The whole thing like, ‘Gets Revenge Body’… Oh my god. Breastfeed!”)
Adele received a lot of public backlash after she revealed her new figure as critics said the star had succumbed to the undue pressure of unrealistic beauty standards. economy of Hollywood.
However, the ‘Hello’ singer responded to the hate by claiming she has always had a positive body regardless of her size.
Talk about her health criticism on Oprah’s Adele: Just One Night CBS special, she said, “My job is not to confirm how people feel about their bodies. I’m trying to organize my own life.”
The mother-of-one argues: “My body has become an object throughout my career. Am I too big or am I too small, am I hot or whatever – I have never admired anyone. for their bodies”.
When asked why she did not publicize her weight loss journey on social networks, the singer said that she did not find it necessary to share as she said. fashion: “I do it for myself and no one else.”
She reminded her fans: “You don’t have to be overweight to have a positive body, you can be any shape or size.”
Adele and Simon Konecki started dating in 2011 and welcomed son Angelo in October 2012.
Previous reports said Adele and Simon Konecki were married in 2016 but the 34-year-old set the record right in 2021 when she told British Vogue she was indeed married that year. 2018 when she was 30 years old.
However, in 2019, the ‘Chasing the Sidewalk’ star filed for divorce in 2019 just months after getting married, but insists that nothing bad happened between them and her ‘just’ is to go through motions’.
She told fashion: “Neither of us did anything wrong. None of us hurt each other or anything like that. It’s just: I want my son to see that I really love and be loved. It is really important to me.”
“It doesn’t work for me anymore. I don’t want to end up like many other people I know. I did not miserable suffer, but I will suffer if I don’t put myself first.
However, the couple are determined to maintain a good relationship as they share joint custody of their 10-year-old son, and Simon has even moved from Adele’s Los Angeles mansion to co-parent Angelo’s home.
Adele has admitted that she is ‘disappointed’ in herself about her short marriage as she says how she has wanted her son to grow up without his parents separated.
Talking about her son’s sadness, she said fashion: “I’m not quite over it yet; it’s very upsetting for me to choose to destroy my own child’s life.”
She also revealed that her #1 hit single “Go Easy on Me” was a song she wrote for Angelo about his parents’ divorce in hopes that he would understand her decision. when he was older.
Adele and Konecki’s divorce was finalized in March 2021 but the Grammy winner had only good things to say about her ex-husband as she said: “I definitely chose the perfect person to have a baby with. me”.
New love life
Adele is currently having a new romance with sports agent Rich Paul, with whom she has been in a relationship since early 2021.
The pair first met at a mutual friend’s birthday party and sparked dating rumors after they were spotted getting intimate at several NBA games together.
Adele and Rich have been happily dating for two years after they went public in the summer of 2021 and currently live together in a mansion in Beverly Hills.
On CBS’s Adele One Night Only with Oprah Winfrey special in 2021, the singer talked about her “smart” and “funny” new boyfriend by sharing that their relationship was the first time. first she “loves herself and is willing to love and be loved”. by someone else.”
The loving couple also sparked engagement rumors at Brits last February when Adele was seen wearing a diamond ring on the red carpet.
When asked about speculation on the Graham Norton show, she replied cheekily, while also pointing at her rock: “As if I would tell anyone if I did or not, though. It’s really cute, isn’t it?”
Paul, a longtime friend and agent of NBA star LeBron James, has also openly discussed the couple’s future as he talks about the possibility of becoming parents again in the future, he said. She has three children from a previous relationship.
I said News: “If I had more children… I would like to be another father, a more patient father.” Meanwhile, Adele also publicly confirmed in an interview with ELLE: “I definitely want more children.”
The star is also said to not rule out the possibility of another marriage although her first marriage lasted only a few months and she said she would ‘definitely’ remarry again.
The ‘Make You Feel My Love’ singer seemed to take a liking to Paul as she proudly confessed in her cover story to ELLEof September: “I’ve never been in love like this. I’m obsessed with him”.
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