While her songs are famous for reducing one to tears (herself included), the inspiration behind Adele's music is no longer the story of a relationship gone wrong. It's actually the complete opposite. Seven years after she made her debut in 2008, the singer has said goodbye to heartbreak and sadness and hello to a happy life of motherhood and "hopefully forever after" love with boyfriend, Simon Konecki.
The 27-year-old Brit sat down with 60 Minutes Australia, speaking candidly about her longtime romance with Konecki, Angelo, the 3-year-old son they share—and how such a fulfilling family life has motivated her to produce some of her best work yet.
"Being in such an amazing relationship with someone that's so there for me and so loyal and is really part of my core now," Adele explained. "That's what made me write about everything I've ever done, because I've got his love."
When asked if she believes that her relationship with Konecki is the "ultimate love story," she gave a shy smile before admitting: "I guess it is, I guess it is." Further confirmation? The fact that he's a big fan of Adele's latest album, 25—even though he "doesn't care" about her genre of piano-driven power ballads. "That was the real test," she said with a laugh.
Jokes aside, Adele is certain she's found The One: "I know that sounds a bit like I'm trying to write a Hollywood movie. But it's only because of him and because of our kid and stuff that I'm all right."
Watch the full interview below:
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