She might be the biggest female recording artist of her generation, but it seems when it comes to motherhood Adele has the exact same problems many women experience. In a explosive new interview with Vanity Fair, the Hello singer opened up about her struggles with the demands of a new baby after the birth of her son Angelo four years ago.
“I think it’s the bravest thing not to have a child; all my friends and I felt pressurised into having kids, because that’s what adults do,” she told. “I love my son more than anything, but on a daily basis, if I have a minute or two, I wish I could do whatever I wanted, whenever I want. Every single day I feel like that.”
The megastar then goes on to reveal that she “had really bad postpartum depression” after having Angelo with long time beau Simon Konecki, who tried to help the 10-time Grammy winner through her struggles.
“My boyfriend said I should talk to other women who were pregnant, and I said, ‘I ain’t hanging around with a bunch of mothers,’” she said. “Then, without realising it, I was gravitating towards pregnant women and other women with children, because I found they’re a bit more patient. You’ll be talking to someone, but you’re not really listening, because you’re so tired.”
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