The drastic decision Adele made that worries her fans

He was his right hand in the conception of his shows and, nevertheless, Adele chose to prioritize the launch of his long-awaited residence in Las Vegas and that involved the dismissal of Esmeralda Devlin, her close collaborator in putting together her shows.

According to what was reported by the portal Page Six, The British singer is “desperate” to fulfill that contract that she put on hold in January of this year, to the anger of her fans, who had already bought tickets. Adele suspended her shows a day before the start of the first concert and The decision to release Devlin raises further concern given that the staging will return to square one and the residency will be delayed longer than anticipated.

Adele, in her last public appearance so far, in February, at the BRIT AwardsTOLGA AKMEN – AFP

“Adele now wants a complete redesign,” reported The Telegraph. Therefore, following Devlin’s firing, immediately hired Kim Gavin, the artistic director of the boy band British Take That, and member of the Stufish team, which designs the concerts of the Rolling Stones. “The idea is to form a creative duo that can conceive a completely new show, since everything that Esmeralda thought was rejected by Adele”, communicated a source close to the orchestration of the shows.

So far, Adele's new album, 30, was not presented in Las Vegas
So far, Adele’s new album, 30, was not presented in Las VegasSimon Emmett – Sony Music

The drastic dismissal of your collaborator logically affects the waiting time for a specific date in the rescheduling of the residence, date that the fans, unable to receive a refund of the money invested in the tickets, await with an annoyance that they poured into the networks.

Let us remember that Adkins and Devlin carried out what witnesses described as “an explosive discussion” in the process of assembling the residence titled Weekends with Adele. “Although it cost millions to put together the set, Adele was not happy with the result and made it very clear to Esmeralda,” revealed a source close to the team. “She was already nervous, and the fight made her panic, because she was desperate for everything to be perfect.”

According to some versions, the fights with Rich Paul were an incident factor in Adele's spirit to carry out the residence - Photo: Getty Images
According to some versions, the fights with Rich Paul were an incident factor in Adele’s spirit to carry out the residence – Photo: Getty ImagesGetty Images – Getty Images North America

The artist’s return to the stage for the presentation of her fourth album, 30, It could not materialize when in January of this year, 24 hours before the debut of his residency in Las Vegas, Adkins announced that he was canceling it for reasons of force majeure.

Because of this, the concerts scheduled for January, March and April were postponed. Although Adele explained through a video of her on her social networks, in which she looked very sad, that the decision had been made because his team had Covid and elements were missing for the shows to be perfect, the publication The Sun He reported that the cancellation responded to other reasons, among them, bad predisposition of the singer, stage fright and disgust with the production design.

Adele announced with a video the suspension of her shows in Las Vegas

Those responsible for the scenery that had been assembled in The Colosseum theater at Caesars Palace reported that, among the attractions of the show, there was a pool that they had set up on the stage that the artist did not like. Adele he defined it as “an old pond” and refused to continue participating in joint creative decisions.

“The intention was to fill the pool while lifting it with a crane-like mechanism, creating the illusion that it was floating in the water,” they detailed. On the other hand, TheDailyMail He also communicated with the Las Vegas team and the dissatisfaction was notorious, so much so that They assured that working with Adele “was a nightmare”. Also, the new york post revealed that the British singer could not calmly go through any rehearsal, and that her courtship was an incident factor.

“Adele cried and screamed, and was always on the phone with her boyfriend, and very broken,” they reported, in relation to sports agent Rich Paul, with whom she would have argued on several occasions. After the controversial suspension of the residency, it was Keith Urban who ended up replacing Adele, who in February reappeared publicly for the awards that highlight the best of UK music: the Brit Awards. Adkins swept the best album categories for 30, best song for “Easy On Me” and best artist of the year; In addition, she performed one of the most acclaimed songs from her fourth album, “I Drink Wine”.

That same weekend, he appeared on the Graham Norton show, where hinted that she is engaged to Rich Paul, She elaborated on her desire to be a mother again next year, and alluded to the controversy over the cancellation of the shows. “The residency in Las Vegas will definitely be done this year because I want to have a child next year,” he assured.

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