News | Entertainment
18 Aug 2022 8:41
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Adele appeared to be on the verge of tears at her first concert in five years before she pleaded with the crowd: "Help me"

    The singer, 34, was visibly filled with emotion as she started her gig at the BST Hyde Park Festival in London on Friday (01.07.22) with her hit 'Hello', before stopping during the first verse to tell fans: "I'm so happy to be here"


    She then urged a celebrity-packed audience of 65,000 - which included Tom Cruise, 59, Luke Evans, 43, and 43-year-old James Corden - to sing along to the ballad as she also admitted: "I'm f****** s******* myself."

    After her first three tracks she added: "My God, I'm back at home."

    Cruise turned up at the show with a mystery brunette after reports his on-off girlfriend Hayley Atwell, 40, is now dating a self-style pagan called Ned Wolfgang Kelly.

    Mum-of-one Adele, who shares son Angelo, nine, with 48-year-old ex-husband Simon Konecki, sang only five songs from her fourth album '30', released last year.

    Her performance came after speculation it may not go ahead following the cancellation of her delay-plagued Las Vegas residency.

    'Weekends with Adele' had been set to begin at Caesar's Palace on January 21, but the day before it was due to start Adele announced she was postponing the 12-week run.

    It left many of her fans out of pocket after they had spent thousands on tickets and plane tickets to see her perform.

    Adele has not played a public live show since she headlined two concerts at Wembley in 2017.

    Her Vegas residency is said to have been hit by yet more potential problem as Caesars Palace, which is still due to host her shows, reportedly laid off staff over the summer.

    Workers including theatre staff at the hotel, casino and entertainment complex in Nevada, are said to have been told to "go home" until September.

    Adele, who is dating sports agent Rich Paul, 40, has also recently hinted she wants to have a baby in 2023, sparking speculation the gigs may not happen this year.

    The singer insisted on 'The Graham Norton Show' in February: "It is absolutely 100% happening this year. It has to happen this year because I've got plans for next year," but added: "Imagine if I have to cancel because I am having a baby!"

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     18 Aug: Bruce Willis has enjoyed an 'impromptu jam session" amid his health struggles
     18 Aug: Cameras strapped to dolphins capture surprise sea snake feast
     18 Aug: Comedian Teddy Ray reportedly died from drowning
     18 Aug: Amber Heard has scrapped her long-time attorney Elaine Bredehoft and hired a new legal team to appeal the $10 million verdict in her defamation case against Johnny Depp
     18 Aug: James Tupper has thanked actress Emily Bergl for hitting back at accusations his former girlfriend Anne Heche was "crazy"
     18 Aug: Idris Elba is said to have walked away from talks to be the next James Bond after being named favourite to replace Daniel Craig
     17 Aug: Michelle Branch has reportedly filed for divorce from her estranged husband Patrick Carney and is said to be requesting custody of their children and child support
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    NZR boss Mark Robinson is welcoming the elevation of Joe Schmidt's role within the All Blacks More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    More calls for New Zealand employers to measure and publish their gender pay gaps More...



     Today's News

    Cricket:
    New Zealand are struggling in their opening one-day cricket international against the West Indies at Barbados 8:28

    Environment:
    A weather bomb is continuing to leave a trail of destruction across the top of the South Island 8:28

    Entertainment:
    Bruce Willis has enjoyed an 'impromptu jam session" amid his health struggles 8:12

    Law and Order:
    Police are continuing to investigate a brawl that forced Auckland's Papakura High School into lockdown yesterday afternoon 8:08

    Entertainment:
    Cameras strapped to dolphins capture surprise sea snake feast 7:58

    Soccer:
    Kosta Barbarouses has scored the first goal of his third stint at the Wellington Phoenix 7:58

    Business:
    More calls for New Zealand employers to measure and publish their gender pay gaps 7:48

    Entertainment:
    Comedian Teddy Ray reportedly died from drowning 7:42

    Business:
    The OCR may be rising, but that doesn't necessarily mean mortgage rates will go the same way 7:38

    International:
    In a remote enclave, a young resistance army is challenging the might of Myanmar's junta 7:28


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd