Adele clad in festive red is the latest cover star of TIME Magazine photographed by Erik Madigan Heck, the record breaking songstress had no praise for the social media obsession:
“How am I supposed to write a real record if I’m waiting for half a million likes on a f—ing photo? That ain’t real“
The new issue of Time magazine hits newsstands today, where Adele talks without any hold backs about her career and success.
“The fact that I’m not shy or embarrassed to be falling apart, Everyone falls apart, I think. A lot of people try to be brave and not shed a tear. Sometimes when you know someone else feels as s— as you do, or approaches things in a certain way just like you do, it makes you feel better about yourself. Even though my music is melancholy, there’s also joy in that. I hope I do bring joy to people’s lives, and not just sadness, but I think there’s there’s a comfort in it. But I honestly don’t know. If I knew, I would bottle it, and sell it to everyone else.” – said Adele
What does she think about personal ‘branding’?
“I don’t like that word [brand], tt makes me sound like a fabric softener, or a packet of crisps. I’m not that. But there’s personality in an artist, and if you’re expecting people to let you in and give themselves to you, you have to be a whole package. I feel like some artists—and this isn’t shading any artist, just me trying to come up with my own explanation—the bigger they get, the more horrible they get, and the more unlikable. And I don’t care if you make an amazing album—if I don’t like you, I ain’t getting your record. I don’t want you being played in my house if I think you’re a bastard.”
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