Adele is paying no mind to the transphobia scandal surrounding her. Instead, the British singer is living her best life and recently took the internet by storm with a viral video of her killing it on the dance floor.
Adele Flaunts Pole Dancing Skills
On Tuesday, February 10 ― two days after the BRIT 2022 Awards where Adele snagged several awards ― the “Easy On Me” singer made a surprise appearance at the G-A-Y’s ‘Porn Idol’ event held at Heaven’s Nightclub in London.
Before the appearance, Adele had taken a picture with “DragRaceUK” star Cheryl Hole, the event’s host. The Grammy Award winner looked ravishing in a nude power suit ensemble paired with stilettos.
The jacket was left unbuttoned to reveal a black bralette worn inside, with her blonde hair left to flow down her shoulders. Adele was seated in the VIP section, watching the performers and strippers, but she soon caught the vibe and decided to show off her dancing skills.
In the viral clip, Adele went crazy, whining her waist and flipping her tresses to “Instruction” by Jax Jones featuring Demi Lovato and Stefflon Don. The 33-year-old held on to the railing and put her waist into it as the crowd cheered.
Adele soon took the show to the main stage, stunning the crowd as she climbed the pole and went down low, driving the thousands of fans wild. After the very short but steamy performance, Adele returned to the VIP section and continued interacting with fans from there.
At some point, Adele joined Cheryl Hole on stage to judge the competition’s winner. After being indecisive for some minutes, Adele chose one of the contestants, saying, “Yes, I pick her. 100 percent. She’s sexy, f–king beautiful, f–king lovely.”
Perhaps referring to her BRITS Awards drama, Adele ended her speech asking the chosen winner, “We love being females, don’t we?”
The “Hello” Singer Accused Of Transphobia
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Earlier this week, Adele made the headlines for the wrong reasons after her speech at the BRITs Award was taken wrongly. As The Blast reported, Adele took home three awards at the ceremony and also performed.
This year’s award ceremony was the first-ever gender-neutral version, eliminating separate male and female categories. So when Adele snagged the Artist of the Year award, beating out Ed Sheeran and others, she took to the stage to give an acceptance speech. She said:
I understand why the name of this award has changed but I really love being a woman and being a female artist. I do! I’m really proud of us, I really, really am.
Adele’s speech soon caused an uproar on social media, with many accusing the singer of being a TERF and not respecting the ceremony’s gender-neutral theme.
An angered fan who described himself as a staunch feminist and trans liberationist wrote, “Please, no, ADELE can’t be a TERF. That last comment, though ambiguous, could be perceived as TERF-y. Please no.”
Another upset internet user added, “Who’d have thought Adele was a transphobe and would use her platform to call for the destruction of the trans community. Especially the confused teenagers…”
However, many other netizens came to the singer’s aid, saying there was nothing wrong with Adele declaring that she loved being a woman.
A supporter noted, “Yesterday Adele said she was proud to be a woman and female. It was a joyful moment!! As a trans woman, I want every woman to be proud of who she is, 100%. I want every woman in this country to stand up and say the same thing. I support the shit out of that.”
Engagement Rumors At The BRITs 2022
Apart from being embroiled in a transphobia scandal, Adele also sparked engagement rumors at the award ceremony. The London native donned a black, V-cut Armani Privé gown as she walked the red carpet, turning heads.
Adele living her best life at G-A-Y’s Porn Idol event at Heaven Club in London. https://t.co/NLaZ5B8LVg
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) February 11, 2022
However, it was the blinding diamond ring on her left hand ring finger that left jaws dropped. Many insinuated that Adele was engaged to her NBA agent BF Rich Paul, with her name trending on social media.
After divorce from her husband Simon Konecki, Adele began dating Paul in July 2021, and the pair have been quite public with their relationship. However, neither Adele nor Paul has addressed the rumors.