“Hey,” 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-percent” 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 Middle 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 mentioned in his “The Lowe Submit” podcast.
Together with her divorce from Simon Konecki finalized earlier this yr, Adele hasn’t let the grass develop underneath her toes.
There are rumors that her subsequent album — thought to already be accomplished however prone to be launched within the fall — will likely be a breakup album concerning 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,” Lori Majewski, host of SiriusXM Quantity’s “Fierce: Ladies in Music,” advised The Submit.
Based on 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 Reside” in October, however wasn’t the musical visitor.
“Adele is the queen of heartbreak. And the fabric, particularly ‘Hey,’ which hit a nerve with audiences world wide, 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 immediately. She has a lot to sing about. I feel we’re able to cry along with Adele.”
Reps for Adele and Paul didn’t reply to request for remark.
With the brand new file 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 unbelievable trajectory. He’s reportedly price $100 million.
The 2 share related tales of meteoric success. Each grew up in modest houses — she in South London and he in West Cleveland — earlier than changing into self-made multimillionaires.
“I feel Wealthy is excellent at giving folks powerful 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 good friend and Paul confidant, lately advised the New Yorker.
“Often, our dad and mom shield us from powerful conversations, however he had the alternative expertise.”
In the identical article, Paul mentions that he has been “hanging out” with “a serious pop star.”
Although 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 individual to permit herself to be photographed, figuring out how folks will discuss once they see a photograph like that,” mentioned 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 Might, 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 with out a prenup.
Konecki, with whom she shares custody of 8-year-old son, Angelo Adkins, is rumored to reside within the second home she purchased.
Arvin Haddad, a dealer affiliate on the Company and co-star of CNBC’s “Itemizing Unattainable,” advised The Submit that this third dwelling buy brings an Adele compound into focus.
“It could be for the sake of high quality of life,” mentioned Haddad of the multiproperty association. “While you have a look at the property as a complete, the Nicole Richie section 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 a number of occasions it goes to members of the family, employees.”
It could make cultivating a harmonious household life loads simpler.
“She simply appears blissful being a mother and dealing,” a supply advised Individuals in 2019, referring to the cut up. “She’s free and spirited and appears like a brand new individual.”
Round that point, Adele began making different important life-style modifications — and commenced displaying off a newly trim physique.
The star reportedly misplaced 100 kilos on the red-wine-and-chocolate-friendly sirtfood food regimen — and on her thirty second birthday in Might 2020, she confronted each reward and rebuke when she posted a pic of her severely slimmed-down physique.
“I do know I look actually, actually totally different because you final noticed me,” the singer mentioned throughout her opening monologue on “Saturday Night time Reside” 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 get together celebrating actor Daniel Kaluuya’s win, the place she frolicked with Drake and different stars.
Nevertheless it’s her love life that’s retaining her most busy lately.
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 exterior San Bernardino, Calif.
The pair had been linked since final October, when a supply advised Those who that they had been relationship for months.
“They run in the identical circles in London, and he or she’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 girl 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 blissful to gobble up the star’s current 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 business professional skeptical of the fanfare.
“When you’ve got an album about to come back out, immediately you see a number of photos of them,” the professional mentioned, referring to the music business’s promotional machine.
However Majewski thinks that Adele stays genuine and unconcerned with cultivating any specific picture.
“There appears to be an absence of calculation with Adele. Every thing about her appears actual. Nothing about Adele is manufactured.”
Extra reporting by Zachary Kussin