Photo Credit: Vogue U.K.
At 22, British singer Adele is already a bona fide superstar, with her sophomore album 21 garnering awards and acclaim as one of the most celebrated records of the year. But, as she tells the October issue of British Vogue, she suffers from intense stage fright and grapples with body-image insecurities just like anyone else.
"I puke quite a lot before going on stage," Adele tells the magazine. "Though never actually on stage." And the singer is quick to add that she doesn't mind the vomiting because it usually leads to a stellar performance. "The bigger the freak-out, the more I enjoy the show!" she says.
But while Adele admits to some pre-performance jitters, one thing you won't find the "Rolling in the Deep" singer getting caught up in is Hollywood's obsession with weight. "I've seen people where it rules their lives, who want to be thinner or have bigger boobs, and how it wears them down. And I don't want that in my life," she tells Vogue. "I have (body) insecurities, of course, but I don't hang out with anyone who points them out to me."
Adele, whose buxom curves have brought some commentary -- not all of it kind -- the singer's way, has defended her weight before. "My life is full of drama and I won't have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like," she told Rolling Stone in April. "I don't like going to the gym. I like eating fine foods and drinking nice wine. Even if I had a really good figure, I don't think I'd get my tits and ass out for no one."
We wouldn't want you to, Adele!