British songstress, Adele, has lost quite a few kilograms and is thrilled with the results. She showed off her incredible shape while hosting Saturday Night Live recently. The transformation has been a gradual process over the years. Briefly.co.za takes a look at the celeb's inspiring weight loss journey.
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1. The world meets Adele
Adele entered the spotlight as a fuller-figured woman who won the world over with her striking voice. The talented vocalist instantly became the face and voice of soulful songs with the release of her album 19.
2. Adele starts appearing slimmer
The singer started looking noticeably slimmer after the release of her sophomore project 21. Although the changes were not blatant, eagle-eyed fans were able to see the subtle beginning of her weight loss journey.
3. The singer shocks fans with startling weight loss
After the release of her last album, 25, Adele went through some personal strife including a divorce from her hubby. This may have been what finally pushed her to shed a large amount of weight. Adele debuted her slimmer frame and left jaws on the floor.
4. Adele finally talks about the weight loss on SNL debut
Adele recently trended worldwide after her debut as an SNL host. The singer showed off her svelte new frame and addressed the weight loss in a witty joke. In her SNL monologue, the singer said that she decided to leave the other half of her body at home because she wanted to "pack light".
Social media users have, of course, reacted to the dramatic transformation. See what some Twitter users have said:
Twitter user samridley63_sam said:
"She looks fantastic. She is healthier and appears happier with herself. She has always been a gorgeous woman. Well done Adele, it is a hard slog to lose weight and become healthier. It is a lifestyle change that you needed to do for your own health and longevity."
"She looks extremely different yet the absolute same, I'm so weirded out."
"Everybody is talking about her body, but who is doing her hair, make-up and clothes? These people need to be famous!"
"My partner said "Is that even really her?" two seconds before she started speaking and oh yes, that's her alright."
In similar news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Adele came under fire on social media after a Saturday Night Live skit about African men. The singer played a part of a divorcée in the sketch about the "Tourism Board of Africa".
In the skit, Adele spoke about her experience in Africa and couldn't contain her laughter. She stood alongside SNL cast members Kate McKinnon and Heidi Gardner.
The three of them discussed why tourists should travel to Africa. Adele broke character and laughed when she spoke about the "lush, dangling foliage".
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