Ben Shepherd was left open-mouthed by Adele’s “sensational” new Vogue cover before her new album.
The Good Morning Britain co-host couldn’t hide their joy as he and Kate Garraway shared a first look at the singer’s interview with both the American and British editions.
Ben, 46, looked forward to talking about the cover shoot and in-depth interview after the front cover was unveiled on Friday morning.
Stunning shots of the singer were posted on social media on Thursday, excerpts from the trend Interview made available to tease fans
Grammy Award winner Adele is set to open up about her weight loss, divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki and her new flame Rich Paul.
Keeping the images on screen, co-presenter Kate, 54, sparked an argument by saying: “How great does she look?”
Ben said: “I love it! Great photos in front of both the UK and US editions of Vogue this morning.”
She added that the Somebody Like You singer looked “really sensational” as she concluded: “She looks incredible!”
“She looks fabulous!” Kate responded, as Snape remained on screen wearing a custom-made Vivienne Westwood Couture corset dress from Adele.
Looking at her fabulous dress, Ben laughed and explained how the gown completely covered Adele’s wealth.
“Did you see those straps along the bottom, up at the right moment like that, right,” he said of the busty corset.
“Digital location,” joked Charlotte Hawkins, as Kate poked fun at the star’s cleavage: “Well, it’s early morning!”
“Never too early for that, Kate Garraway,” Ben hit back as he continued to push for cover images, which included a second American cover.
“You can see the great joy in that,” concluded the incredulous snaps Kate. “We’ve been waiting for this for so long. She just looks sensational.”
Adele’s Vogue cover comes days before the release of her new album – its first track, Easy on Me, was released on October 15.
He told me Vogue magazine’s November issue That the album would explain to eight-year-old son Angelo why he chose to “end his whole life”.
Talking about the breakup of her marriage for the first time, she told the publication: “It just wasn’t right for me anymore.”
The 33-year-old singer also admitted that her separation from charity boss Simon Konecki took a toll on Angelou.
But the Londoner insisted she “would have been sad if I hadn’t put myself first”, and wrote Easy on Me to help her son understand.
She revealed all about the turmoil of her relationship, going to therapy, and her amazing weight loss in an interview and photoshoot with Vogue magazine.
In it, she officially confirmed that she and sports mega-agent Rich Paul are an item, and revealed that she finally made peace with her estranged father before dying of cancer.
Opening up about their divorce, Adele said her life fell apart at age 30, admitting: “I f***ed up. It didn’t work out.”
But she explained how inflicting such pain on her eight-year-old son is a wound that will probably never heal — and how it inspired her new album.
She said: “My son has a lot of questions. Really good questions, really innocent questions that I don’t have the answer to – ‘Why can’t you still be together?’
“I felt like I wanted to explain to him through this record, when he is in his twenties or thirties, who I am and why I decided to voluntarily end my whole life in pursuit of my happiness.
“It made him really sad sometimes. And it’s a real wound for me that I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to heal.”
a relationship guide
Adele and Simon started dating in 2011 and had a son in 2012.
She was reported to have been wrongly married in 2016 after calling him “my husband” at the 2017 Grammy Awards.
In a Vogue interview, she declined to say how long they were married before deciding to call the time in 2019.
But she added: “It just wasn’t right for me anymore.
“I didn’t want to end up like a lot of other people I knew. It wasn’t sad sad, but I would have been sad if I hadn’t put myself first.”
Adele said the split inspired the first song she wrote for her new album – which will hopefully be a relationship guide for Angelou.
She said: “It’s not that someone is going to take on me, but it’s like, ‘I left the marriage’. Have mercy on me too.
“It was the first song I wrote for the album and then I didn’t write anything else six months later because I was like, ‘Okay, okay, I’ve said it all’.
“She’s obviously about the stuff that happened, but I wanted to put it on the album to show Angelou how I expect her to treat her partner, whether it’s a woman or a man or a woman.” whatever.”
‘Requirements are high’
Adele described how her own expectations had changed, explaining that her “needs are skyrocketing” with a man “to fill a really big pair of shoes”.
Adele, who covers the November issues of British and American Vogue, said she was in therapy to help her come to terms with it.
She revealed that she was briefly derailed after being hit by anxiety: “My anxiety was terrible. I’ll forget what I said or didn’t say about my separation from Angelo.
“Obviously, Simon and I never fought for him or anything like that. Angelo’s like, ‘I don’t get it.’ I really don’t even get it.
“There are rules in the society for what happens and what doesn’t after marriage and marriage, but I am a very complicated person.
“I’ve always told her how I feel from a very young age because I used to feel pretty frazzled as an adult. I’ve certainly learned a lot of tools in my therapy, but I go along with it.” .
“I find the anxiety gets worse when you try and get rid of it.”
Adele and Simon initially agreed not to talk about their break-up for Angelou’s sake.
He said the trend: “We kept it to ourselves for a very long time. We had to take our time because there was a baby involved.
“It would always be like, ‘Where’s Adele? Oh, she’s working’, or, ‘Where’s Simon? She’s in England’. I’ll trust her with my life.” The weeks after the split In 2006, Adele gets drunk in nightclubs while being protected by her bodyguards.
He began partying with a new circle of celebrity friends, including actress Jennifer Lawrence. He was pictured enjoying a boozy night out at a gay bar in New York.
She said: “I thought I was being reckless, but I think there was an element of being reckless. Then again, I have security guards coming out of my ass, so nothing came out. I fell from the front.” instead of falling from the back door of the bar.
“Then I remember I woke up with the worst hangover. Hangxiety, I call it. ‘Who did I talk to? What did I do?’
“It was my crazy month. I really don’t do that anymore.”
easy on me
As predicted by music insiders, Adele’s new album documents life around the time of her marriage split.
The first black and white trailer for their upcoming single Easy on Me was released earlier this week.
The touching footage shows the star driving a truck on a US highway to the sound of sad piano chords.
Luggage and musical manuscripts fly from the window behind her into scenes that seem to symbolize leaving her past behind.
Adele’s parents Penny Adkins and Mark Evans also separated in childhood.
After years of not speaking, she described how she had reconciled with her father before his death in May. She said: “We really found our peace, again contrary to reports. I played her my album just a week before Zoom passed over.
“One thing that happened for sure in my divorce was that it humanized my parents for me. more time. I went to hell and went back!
“And in that I found the peace of forgiving him. He was ready to go and he went with it for a long time. So thank you.”