On Thursday, September 12th, 2019, British singer Adele officially filed the divorce from Simon Konecki. The couple has announced the separation in April this year, and the end of marriage is confirmed now.
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When the separation happened, Adele’s representative stated that “Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy, there will be no further comment”.
According to a source for US Weekly, “their relationship evolved and they became more like friends than lovers”. The pair also “realized the romantic love was no longer there” and they were “disappointed” that it “didn’t work out”. Now the divorce is under process and they are dividing the assets, still with their son Angelo the top priority.
Adele and Simon dated since 2011 and firstly showed to the public as a couple in January 2012. In the same year, their son Angelo was born. The two got married secretly at the end of 2016. In 2017, the message was revealed when Adele gave an acceptance speech for the Album of the Year by 25 and thanked her husband. “Grammys, I appreciate it, the Academy, I love you, my manager, my husband and my son — you’re the only reason I do it.” That was Adele’s touching words.
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Adele was a talented British singer and songwriter. Her first album 19 was released in 2008 at her age of 20, which gained both commercial and critical success. At the 51st Grammy Awards in 2009, Adele received the awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Her second album 21 in 2011 surpassed the achievement she has got for the first one. It won the Album of the Year in Grammy and another five awards, which was a record. The Skyfall in 2012 for James Bond Film put her name on the list of Golden Global for Best Original Song. The third album 25 was released in 2015 after three years break, and it did not disappoint the public. Another five Grammy Awards, the Album of the Year included, were given to Adele. The leading song Hello sold over one million digital copies in US within a week after its release.
Simon Konecki established his own brand “Life Water”. He also runs a charity, using the funds to provide clean drinking water for developing countries. Adele’s got inspiration from their relationship to write Water under Bridge. I Miss You, Lay Me Down, and Why Do You Love Me were also thought to be about him.
Splits in 2019
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
It is joked that news about Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth’s break-up and reunion is not news any more. The couple finally held wedding in December, 2018, and everyone thought they would settle down this time. However, the couple called it quits on August, 10th, 2019. The relationship ended after they are together for almost 9 years. Liam filed the divorce for “irreconcilable differences”.
Bella Hadid and The Weeknd
Bella and the “Starboy” singer announced their break-up for second time. They began to date since April, 2015. The first split was in November, 2016. A source told Elle that distance was to blame partly. “They are in different places right now, physically and mentally. Bella is prepping for her fashion week commitments and Abel is working on his music and his upcoming acting debut. They have been arguing a lot recently, [They] haven’t spent quality time together in months.”
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Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk
It was confirmed on June 6th that Oscar-nominated actor Bradly Copper and super model Irina Shayk broke up after being together for four years. They would share the custody for their daughter Lea. The rumor said that Lady Gaga interfered when she worked with Copper for A Star Is Born, the film which was directed and starred by Bradly Copper.
However, a source for Entertainment Tonight said it was Irina who wanted to end the relationship. “Recently, Irina decided enough is enough. She didn’t feel she was getting the level of commitment she wanted and the endless fighting made their life unbearable. They are very different people, and once they realized it was the baby that was holding them together, it was time to call it quits.”
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Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons
The model Kendall and NBA player Ben called it quits in May, 2019. A source told US Weekly that “It wasn’t so sudden. Things have wound down between them. They aren’t seeing each other anymore”. The previous split was in September, 2018. Distance was thought to be the major reason for their split this time. Kendall lives in Los Angeles, but Ben Simmons spends most of him time in Philadelphia.