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.”
2010 brought many highly publicized celebrity divorces. For instance, Jesse James and Sandra Bullock, Eva Longoria and Tony Parker, Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren, Courtney Cox and David Arquette, and Christina Aguilera and Jordan Bratman to name just a few. The one thing nearly all these break-ups had in common? The women were the ones calling it quits.
Not surprisingly, the National Marriage Project suggests that two-thirds of divorces are initiated by women. It appears that the wives are the ones taking the initiative to call off marriages that are no longer working.
The question is—why are women the ones to throw in the towel? Is it because men are more resistant to change, women are more aware of when enough is enough, or is it because …