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Adele opens up about divorce, parenting with Oprah

What did Adele say about being a single parent?

Adele poses at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017.
Adele poses in the press room with the awards for album of the year for “25,” song of the year for “Hello,” record of the year for “Hello,” best pop solo performance for “Hello,” and best pop vocal album for “25” at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017. Adele held a two-hour special Sunday night that showed off her music and revealed how she handles her family life as a single parent.
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Adele held a two-hour special Sunday night that showed off her music and revealed how she handles her family life as a single parent.

Adele opened up to Oprah Winfrey about how difficult it is to be a single parent and being the best for your child every day, according to The Guardian.

  • “It’s a process: the process of a divorce, the process of being a single parent, the process of not seeing your child every single day wasn’t really a plan that I had when I became a mum,” Adele said.
  • “The process of arriving for yourself every single day, turning up for yourself every single day,” she added. “And still running a home, running a business so many people know what I’m talking about and I feel like that as well, I juggled those things as well. And I felt like not doing it any more.”

Adele has been promoting her upcoming album — called “30” — over the last few weeks, saying that the project helped her come to terms with herself and her identity, according to USA Today.

  • “I feel like this album is self-destruction, then self-reflection and then sort of self-redemption,” she told Vogue. “But I feel ready. I really want people to hear my side of the story this time.”