In an interview with Rolling Stone that hits newsstands today, Adele reveals that she hates performing and suffers regular panic attacks. Mostly when her dressing room is out of Twinkies.
Despite the fact that she’s one of the most successful new recording artists of the past few years, Adele still has terrible stage fright. “I’m scared of audiences,” she says. “One show in Amsterdam I was so nervous I escaped out the fire exit. I’ve thrown up a couple of times. Once in Brussels I projectile vomited on someone. I just gotta bear it. But I don’t like touring. I have anxiety attacks a lot.”
Granted, Adele has an amazing voice, but so does Darth Vader. Yet Darth Vader walks around and does stuff even though his legs were cut off and he was burned up by molten lava. Have you ever seen Adele “perform”? She sits on a stool and closes her eyes while some dude plays piano. Exciting. But back to the vomiting thing. She should keep doing that for a while and see how it turns out. And if she loses weight, hey, no harm done.
Note: I had every intention of posting a pic of Adele, but when I did a GIS, Adele Silva came up. So, you know, I went with that.
“Hey, I’m rolling in the deep. But figuratively, though. ‘Rolling’ is an action verb, you see, and I’m sitting perfectly still in this chair, sooo…”