Adele’s 21, the recent follow-up to her best-selling debut album, 19, has reached #1 on the Billboard charts and has stayed there for four weeks. It’s the first album of 2011 to go platinum. She’s Rolling Stone’s cover girl and in the interview she discusses a variety of topics. But guess which topic the press most pounced on:
The magazine explains that “Adele is not a rail-thin model type, and she doesn’t care”
What? Impossible! Adele explains:
“I don’t like going to the gym. I like eating fine foods and drinking nice wine. Even if I had a really good figure, I don’t think I’d [show] my [boobs and butt] for [anyone]. I love seeing Lady Gaga’s boobs and bum. I love seeing Katy Perry’s boobs and bum. Love it. But that’s not what my music is about. I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.”
You’d have to be living under a rock to be unaware of the exploits of a Lindsay Lohan or Britney Spears, whose well-publicized struggles with mental illness and addiction have become the butt of a lot of jokes.
But some of the more tragic stories are from stars we forget.
Take Jaimee Foxworth, for example, whose character of Judy Winslow was unceremoniously cut out of Family Matters without …
However, there’s actually a more legit celebrity who has shown true class in this very complex situation, keeping a low profile as she’s raised her daughter in a small southern town without glamorizing her situation. Instead, she has shown grace under pressure as she walked away from a blossoming career and made the child she gave birth to when she could have been out partying—or cashing in on her celebucause—her true focus.