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Pop star Adele: "I miss it so much"


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Adele has been performing regularly in Las Vegas for almost a year now. The shows, known as »Weekends with Adele«, run until the beginning of November and take place at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Again and again, the singer makes headlines there. Most recently, she had interrupted a concert to stand up for a fan who, in her opinion, had been treated inappropriately by a security guard. Now she has – once again – caused a stir with an alcohol confession, as several media reported.

Adele, who often addresses life crises in her songs, said during a performance, "For most of my twenties, I was literally almost an alcoholic." Adele, now 35, revealed to her fans that she stopped drinking three and a half months ago: "It's boring. I miss it so much. I even give up caffeine," says the Briton.

»Enjoy your Whiskey Sour«

How difficult it seems to be for her to abstain from alcohol became clear when she saw a fan with a drink in the audience: "Enjoy your whiskey sour. I'm very, very jealous." She had already spoken about her alcohol addiction in March. At the time, she stated that during the Corona lockdown in 2020, she had already had "four bottles of wine intus" at lunchtime. On Oprah Winfrey, the US talk show legend, she revealed in 2021 that she had stopped drinking after the death of her father - apparently without long-term success.

It is well known that Adele is open about her problems. In 2016, she spoke about depression in an interview with Vanity Fair. I have a very dark side," she told the magazine as part of a cover story. The illness began with the death of her grandfather. At the time, she was ten years old and had gone to therapy.

Even after the birth of her son in 2012, she suffered greatly. She was obsessed with her baby and at the same time felt inadequate. "I thought I had made the worst decision of my life." At some point, she had to spend time alone to overcome the crisis.

Adele is one of the most successful artists ever. She has sold more than 100 million records and is an Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy winner, among others.