Adele shares rare photo to celebrate her 32nd birthday and praise key workers

‘You are truly our angels’, says singer

Sarah Young
Wednesday 06 May 2020 13:46
Adele files for divorce from husband Simon Konecki

Adele has made a surprise return to social media in celebration of her birthday.

On Wednesday, the “Hello” singer shared her first Instagram post of 2020 to celebrate turning 32.

The photo featured Adele standing in front of a giant floral arch outside her LA home wearing a black mini dress with puffball sleeves and matching pointed heels.

In the caption, the “Someone Like You” singer thanked fans for their birthday wishes and also acknowledged those working on the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Thank you for the birthday love. I hope you’re all staying safe and sane during this crazy time,” she wrote.

“I’d like to thank all of our first responders and essential workers who are keeping us safe while risking their lives! You are truly our angels. 2020 okay bye thanks x.”

The post, which has since garnered more than 1m likes, was quickly flooded with comments from celebrity friends and followers who wished the star a happy birthday.

“Happy birthday beautiful,” wrote Burberry designer, Riccardo Tisci, while Oprah Winfrey added: “Our birthday gift should be an Adele 2020 album, yes?!”

Many others used the opportunity to comment on Adele’s appearance, with Chrissy Teigen writing: “I mean are you kidding me.”

YouTuber James Charles added: “YOU LOOK AMAZING.”

The last post the singer shared on Instagram was in December 2019, and featured her posing alongside people dressed as The Grinch and Santa Claus during a Christmas party.

The new post comes after the multi-Grammy winner split from her husband, Simon Konecki.

Adele, who gave birth to their son Angelo in 2012, married the charity entrepreneur in a secret ceremony in 2016 after five years of dating.

However, in April 2019 the couple first announced they were separating before Adele officially filed for divorce in September citing “irreconcilable differences”.

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