at the London Palladium in November 2021, asked the "Easy on Me" singer if there was anyone from her childhood who left a lasting impression on her growing up.
Adele revealed her English teacher at Chestnut Grove, Ms. McDonald, inspired her when she was younger.
Thompson then revealed the beloved teacher was sitting in the audience, which prompted a shocked Adele to burst into tears and welcome her to the stage.
"I'm so proud of you," McDonald said as the pair embraced.
"You really did change my life," Adele replied. "Now, I've got to get my whole face re-done," she joked while wiping away tears.
Do you know who she is?!
In her and interviews in , the release of her , Adele joked that after her son Angelo became enamored with 's stadium shows of 2018, she had to remind her .
"His jaw dropped. I got really annoyed! I was like, 'Excuse me! This is what I do, you know?' " said Adele, adding, "He said, 'When we go on tour, should I have a seat next to me with 's name on it for Taylor to come?' "
The Grammy winner explained that "I'm not 'Adele' to him," acknowledging that he doesn't fully realize she's famous.
"There were a few older girls who chased him around [at school], asking if I was his mom. He was just like, 'I think her name's Adele, yeah. My mom. My mom.' I'm not Adele to him. He felt like he was being bullied because they were annoying him. I said, 'That's not bullying. Just say, "Yeah, she's my mom. She wiped my ass!' "
Nearly two weeks after the star , the singer broke her silence on the matter with a hilarious meme, of course.
"When you catch yourself in your feelings then you remember who you are," — one where she's looking distressed and another from her Carpool Karaoke segment with James Corden in which she looks empowered as ever.
Adele is a prominent member of Beyoncé's beyhive and she has the texts to prove it. When news broke that the singer was going to release her historic on Netflix in the form of a documentary called , Adele posted her and her friend's reaction to the exciting news.
The two bantered back and forth asking existential questions like, "Why does she always know when I need her" and "would it be weird to talk about beyonce in therapy?"
On the same day at Windsor Castle, Adele decided to dress up to send a proper congratulations message to the new married couple.
Decked out in a black-lace headpiece with sequins and holding a glass of what looks like champagne, Adele wrote a sweet Instagram post that said, "Congratulations Meghan and Harry. You're the most beautiful bride. I can't stop thinking of how happy Princess Diana is upstairs x."
When the legendary group announced their , Adele dug through her archives to find a throwback photo that captured her level of excitement.
"HA! This is how I feel right now!" she captioned the photo of herself as a young child with Spice Girl posters plastered all over the wall behind her. "I AM READY ✌🏻" she added.
Nothing can keep Adele from giving her fans an unforgettable show - not even a torrential downpour in Auckland, New Zealand, brought about by Cyclone Debbie. The "Hello" crooner remedied the situation by over her evening gown.
Despite her infectious spirit and charisma, Adele isn't entirely comfortable going on tour, which she spoke about during one of her concerts in Auckland, New Zealand. "Touring isn't something I'm good at. Applause makes me feel a bit vulnerable. I don't know if I will ever tour again," Adele during a show, the reports. "The only reason I've toured is you. I'm not sure if touring is my bag. My greatest accomplishment in my career is this tour."
The British songstress not only about Beyoncé after her album won over Lemonade, but she also proceeded to break her Grammy in half while onstage, reportedly to give half to Beyoncé. In the Grammys press room, the singer explained why she dedicated her award to Bey.
"I spoke to her just before, to let her know how honored and privileged I felt to be nominated alongside her, and we spoke afterward and she was very gracious as you would expect from her," Adele said. "She is my icon - for my whole life since I was 11 years old." She added: "I felt like it was her time to win. I felt this album showed another side of her that we haven't seen and I felt blessed to walk into that situation. I, of course, am very, very grateful, but I felt the need because I love her - I felt like she was more worthy."
While some stars might try and draw as little attention to an onstage mishap as humanly possible, Adele makes sure to let the entire audience know when she loses her balance. In Brisbane, the superstar had just finished singing "Hello" when her sparkly gown almost caused her to lose her balance. "I don't know if you saw, but after you did your marvelous sing-along to the 'Hello' chorus, I nearly tripped up those stairs," she confessed. "I've never worn a dress like this, I'm basically celebrating Beauty and the Beast coming out. I forgot to lift it up and tried to run up and nearly fell over." Still, she took the misstep in stride, joking: "I'm sure you heard my dodgy note afterwards, I f---ing s--- myself!"
After on social media, the Grammy winner agreed to meet with the iconic Sesame Street character in Australia - and the meeting did not disappoint, according to the singer's new fuzzy friend. "Elmo loves you with all of Elmo's heart," the puppet said. "Elmo wants to sing 'Rolling in the Deep' with you. Wherever you are, Elmo will fly there. Call Elmo, thank you."
Come for Adele's , stay for the laugh she lets out after realizing she had just greeted viewers with the opening line of her hit song "Hello."
During her world tour, the powerhouse addressed rumors that she would be performing at the annual event - which she revealed she declined to do, and she had her reasons. "First of all, I'd like to say that I'm not doing the Super Bowl," at her Los Angeles show. "I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don't really put on… I don't dance or anything like that. They were very kind, they did ask me, but I did say no."
One Halloween, as Jim Carrey's character in the classic 1994 film The Mask ahead of her Dallas concert. She even got her getup down to the details with the cleft chin and the Ipkiss tie.
If there was ever a time to bow down to Adele, - when she showed off her spot-on rendition of 's verse in "Monster" — certainly merits it.
(and won us over once more) after posting a pic of herself looking downright miserable at the gym.
In the middle of a concert, Adele danced on stage while chanting, "Spice Girls!" As fans started to clap along, Adele said, "Oh, stop it, I'm not a Spice Girl." But deep down, everyone is a Spice Girl, which is why she sang a few lines of "Spice Up Your Life" to the audience's delight. (Actual Spice Girl Emma "Baby Spice" Bunton even shared the video on Twitter.)
Two college students from Nashville claimed to at a London restaurant … which the singer confirmed on the Late Late Show. After the two friends told her they had tried to get tickets to her show and couldn't, Adele got their emails and promised them tickets to her Nashville show.
Hello, Dolly! of herself all dressed up as her hero, Dolly Parton. "The effortless queen of song, Dolly Parton! We love you!" she captioned the hilarious (and oddly convincing) pic. "We wish we could possess an ounce of your ability."
Adele has been open about her struggles with stage fright in the past, but at her first tour show, she revealed the fear had caused her to spend a little more time in the bathroom than usual. "They told me not to talk for three songs so my nerves could calm a little," she told fans. "I've been f-ing s-ing myself all day … Bad bowel movements. I've had to have an Imodium." You won't get onstage banter like that from anyone else, folks.