Adele's Grammy Speech Just Made Us Fall in Love With Her Even More
During one of the biggest nights of her career, Adele shared some of her struggle to find herself as a mom.
Adele hasn't always been too open about her personal life, but at Sunday night's Grammy Awards, where the singer and mom was a big winner, she wasn't afraid to share about her journey coming "full-circle" as a performer and parent.
The star won album, record, and song of the year, but it was during her acceptance speech for album of the year that she got personal.
"Five years ago, when I was last here, I also was pregnant, and I didn't know," Adele said. "And I was awarded that shortly after — I found out shortly after, which was the biggest blessing of my life. And in my pregnancy and through becoming a mother, I lost a lot of myself. And I've struggled, and I still do struggle being a mom. It's really hard."
Just when you thought you couldn't love Adele anymore, she has to go and say everything that you've ever thought about your own life as a parent! What are you doing to us, girl?
"But tonight winning this kind of feels full-circle, and like a bit of me has come back to myself," she continued, going on to suggest it was Beyoncé who should have won her award instead—talk about boss mamas supporting each other's work!
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At the end of the speech, Adele sent out a big thanks to her husband and son. "You're the only reason I do it," she said. And we are so, so glad you do!
Melissa Willets is a writer/blogger and a mom. Find her on Facebook where she chronicles her life momming under the influence. Of coffee.