“Hi there,” summer time of Adele.
It’s been a slam-dunk season for the 33-year-old British songstress, who’s boasting a brand new bod, a brand new man and new digs — and is rumored to be releasing new music quickly, too.
A supply tells Web page Six the chanteuse is “100%” relationship NBA super-agent Wealthy Paul.
It was a uncommon public look for the notoriously personal singer, who was all smiles with Paul at Footprint Heart in Phoenix, Ariz.
“Wealthy Paul, [LeBron James’] agent, brings his girlfriend to the sport sitting subsequent to LeBron. His girlfriend is Adele,” ESPN’s Brian Windhorst stated in his “The Lowe Publish” podcast.
Along with her divorce from Simon Konecki finalized earlier this yr, Adele hasn’t let the grass develop underneath her ft.
There are rumors that her subsequent album — thought to already be accomplished however prone to be launched within the fall — can be a breakup album in regards to the cut up, marking a return to the heartbreak territory of her blockbuster “21” album.
“She spent months within the studio and phrase is we’re going to listen to about her divorce and all of the heartbreak that she’s been by means of,” Lori Majewski, host of SiriusXM Quantity’s “Fierce: Ladies in Music,” advised The Publish.
In keeping with Majewski, the speculation is the brand new album launch has been held up by the pandemic, which is why the singer solely hosted “Saturday Night time Dwell” in October, however wasn’t the musical visitor.
“Adele is the queen of heartbreak. And the fabric, particularly ‘Hi there,’ which hit a nerve with audiences all over the world, was about heartbreak and splitting up with a former love,” Majewski added.
“Now she’s divorced, so I think about that that drove her into the studio instantly. She has a lot to sing about. I believe we’re able to cry along with Adele.”
Reps for Adele and Paul didn’t reply to request for remark.
With the brand new report underneath her belt, the singer seems to be embracing the subsequent part of her life. Value a reported $190 million, she additionally seems prepared to maneuver on from her divorce.
Paul is a 5-foot-9, 40-year-old, Beverly Hills-based basketball agent whose profession has been on an unimaginable trajectory. He’s reportedly price $100 million.
The 2 share comparable tales of meteoric success. Each grew up in modest properties — she in South London and he in West Cleveland — earlier than turning into self-made multimillionaires.
“I believe Wealthy is excellent at giving individuals robust love. He has a capability to not be afraid and never again away from a troublesome dialog, due to the best way he grew up, partly from having a father who died at a younger age and having a mom who was a drug addict,” Maverick Carter, a LeBron James pal and Paul confidant, lately advised the New Yorker.
“Normally, our dad and mom shield us from robust conversations, however he had the alternative expertise.”
In the identical article, Paul mentions that he has been “hanging out” with “a significant pop star.”
However he added, “I’m not relationship, I’m single. Put that within the story.”
Majewski famous how fiercely personal the usually secluded singer is, making her public look with Paul all of the extra intriguing.
“Adele could be very cautious about her picture. She have to be very snug with this new particular person to permit herself to be photographed, realizing how individuals will discuss once they see a photograph like that,” stated Majewski.
The 15-time Grammy-winning singer can also be clearly set on making Los Angeles her dwelling base. She has lately scooped up properties in Beverly Hills price a mixed $30 million.
In Could, she picked up her third 90210 dwelling in 5 years — a $10 million mansion bought from her former next-door neighbor Nicole Richie.
She has two different adjoining properties within the movie star enclave often known as Hidden Valley, the place her A-list neighbors embody Katy Perry, Jennifer Lawrence, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher.
In 2016, she paid $9.5 million for a mansion within the guarded and gated group; three years later, she shelled out $10.65 million for an adjoining five-bedroom, six-bathroom, midcentury-style dwelling.
That final buy got here on the heels of her estrangement from Konecki. In September 2019, she filed for divorce from the 47-year-old British charity CEO, whom she spent seven years with — first going public in 2012 earlier than secretly marrying him in 2017 and not using a prenup.
Konecki, with whom she shares custody of 8-year-old son Angelo Adkins, is rumored to dwell within the second home she purchased.
Arvin Haddad, a dealer affiliate on the Company and co-star of CNBC’s “Itemizing Inconceivable,” advised The Publish that this third dwelling buy brings an Adele compound into focus.
“It will be for the sake of high quality of life,” stated Haddad of the multiproperty association. “Whenever you have a look at the property as a complete, the Nicole Richie phase actually protects the yard for privateness … it does create a really personal compound.”
Celebs with the means are likely to favor compounds, added Haddad.
“You management who your neighbor is, and lots of instances it goes to members of the family, employees.”
It will make cultivating a harmonious household life loads simpler.
“She simply appears completely satisfied being a mother and dealing,” a supply advised Folks in 2019, referring to the cut up. “She’s free and spirited and looks like a brand new particular person.”
Round that point, Adele began making different important way of life adjustments — and commenced exhibiting off a newly trim physique.
The star reportedly misplaced 100 kilos on the red-wine-and-chocolate-friendly sirtfood weight loss plan — and on her thirty second birthday in Could 2020, she confronted each reward and rebuke when she posted a pic of her critically slimmed-down physique.
“I do know I look actually, actually totally different because you final noticed me,” the singer stated throughout her opening monologue on “Saturday Night time Dwell” final yr.
“However truly due to all of the COVID restrictions and the journey bans, I needed to journey mild and I might solely carry half of me, and that is the half I selected.”
In April of this yr, she turned heads at an Oscars celebration celebrating actor Daniel Kaluuya’s win, the place she frolicked with Drake and different stars.
But it surely’s her love life that’s conserving her most busy as of late.
As reported by Web page Six earlier this month, the star was seen with British rapper Skepta, her rumored boyfriend on the time, on the Cabazon Retailers mall outdoors San Bernardino, Calif.
The pair had been linked since final October, when a supply advised Folks that they’d been relationship for months.
“They run in the identical circles in London, and she or he’s having enjoyable,” the supply advised the outlet.
Skepta, 38, whose actual title is Joseph Junior Adenuga, additionally dated mannequin Naomi Campbell.
However days after her “SNL” look, Adele took to Instagram to ostensibly shoot down any relationship rumors, writing, “Glad Halloween! I’m going again to my cave now to be the (single) cat woman that I’m! Peace out til subsequent yr ♥️.”
It’s been practically six years since her final album, “25,” was launched in November 2015. As followers eagerly await her new album, they appear completely satisfied to gobble up the star’s latest sightings.
For now, she appears to be hitting all the suitable notes with LA-based energy participant Paul, who reportedly dated Tobey Maguire’s ex-wife, jewellery designer Jennifer Meyer, in 2019.
The high-flying sports activities agent owns two LA mansions and has three youngsters.
Whether or not the connection will go the gap is unclear, with one music trade skilled skeptical of the fanfare.
“When you will have an album about to come back out, all of a sudden you see lots of photos of them,” the skilled stated, referring to the music trade’s promotional machine.
However Majewski thinks that Adele stays genuine and unconcerned with cultivating any explicit picture.
“There appears to be a scarcity of calculation with Adele. Every thing about her appears actual. Nothing about Adele is manufactured.”
Extra reporting by Zachary Kussin