Life wasn’t always a fairy tale for superstar singer Adele, who was raised by her single mom after her father walked out on the family when she was.
It was not the last time the young lady with the stadium-filling voice.
She punched the boy who inspired her first hit, detested the father who deserted her and turned childhood trauma and teenage heartbreak into her signature tunes. The new Adele biography.
Adele as a child in her mum’s Tottenham home