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Rolling in the Deep...End Easily

It's refreshing to read about someone who has become famous, but not crazy.  The latest issue of British Vogue has a cover story about singer Adele.  Her latest album "21" has been selling like crazy.  She's touring the world and has millions of adoring fans, but appears to remain calm. Lady Gaga has talent but also has a lot of "extras" when it comes to her image.  Adele is the complete opposite. She isn't big on costumes or changing her look for the stage.   Here are some highlights of the interview provided by the website Just Jared that prove you can rocket into stardom, but still remain grounded.
  • On her weight: "I've seen people where it rules their lives, you know, who want to be thinner or have bigger boobs, and how it wears them down. And I just don't want that in my life."
  • On pre-show jitters: "I puke quite a lot before going on stage. Though never actually on stage."
  • On the pressures to look a certain way: "It's just never been an issue—at least, I've never hung out with the sort of horrible people who make it an issue. I have insecurities of course, but I don't hang out with anyone who points them out to me."
  • On having kids one day: "Most of my friends are boys. Like, if I ever have children, I want five boys. Boys love their mothers whereas girls can be so mean to each other."
Amazing.  She actually appears to "get it" at the ripe old age of 23. One more thing, she can really sing.


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