Adele shared candid insights into the behind the scenes action at her incredible One Night Only CBS special on Instagram on Tuesday, including her jaw-dropping second dress and the drinks for the evening.
The Easy On Me songstress, 33, looked simply sensational in a gold Oscar De La Renta dress, having earlier wowed in a custom-made designed by Schiaparelli creative director Daniel Roseberry, as she sipped cocktails and cosied up to her celebrity friends including Nicole Richie following the TV special, which aired on Sunday.
The specialist drinks on offer included four cocktails, including a renamed Aperol Spritz, called an Aperologetically Adele Spritz, a ‘Stumblin In The Dark For A Hand’ n Stormy, a I Drink Wine Spritzer and My Little Love Tail – all of which were named in nods to tracks on her upcoming album 30.
Epic: Adele shared candid insights into the behind the scenes action at her incredible One Night Only CBS special on Instagram on Tuesday
Adele was showing off the results of her staggering weight loss in the images as she sported a dazzling mini dress with autumnal hued embellishments, which flaunted every inch of her figure.
While her dress was being fitted by a slew of aides, she was seen grabbing her bust and pulling a silly face for the camera while the backstage action ensued following the TV special.
Nicole looked joyous to be spending time with her pal as she cosied up to cocktail-sipping Adele and another friend who was clutching a cushion adorned with the name of the new album.
She added a caption on the five shots reading: ‘Cocktails and crying all round’, while also getting some superstar support in the form of Sharon Stone, who penned: ‘Brava YOU’ with clapping emojis.
Pals: The Easy On Me songstress, 33, looked simply sensational in a gold mini dress as she sipped cocktails and cosied up to her celebrity friends following her candid TV special
Cheeky! She was seen grabbing her bust and pulling a silly face
Yum! Personalised cocktails were also on the menu
Her new snaps come after she was an epic hit for CBS on Sunday night with her concert special One Night Only. An average of 9.9 million viewers tuned in to watch Adele perform, and be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey.
The special scored higher than this year’s Academy Awards (9.85 million) and is the highest viewership for a CBS entertainment show since an April episode of NCIS.
Comparatively, NBC’s Sunday Night Football telecast averaged 13.5million, and ABC’s Celebrity Wheel of Fortune averaged 3.4million. Adele’s One Night Only interview with Winfrey, 67, was made by James Corden and Ben Winston’s company Fulwell 73, that was also responsible for the Friends reunion special.
The critical reaction to the show was positive to mixed – with some reviews complaining about the lackluster interview with Winfrey, while praising the performance side of it.
She shared an image of a candle adorned with the name of her latest single Easy On Me
According to reports in The Mirror, the CBS show could generate more than $100million (over £74million) with Corden’s firm expected to take a cut.
The two-hour special featured the pop songstress’ first new material in six years, with an insider claiming CBS has paid ‘at least $5million, but perhaps as much as $7million’ to debut the interview.
During the personal chat with Winfrey, Adele admitted that her ex-husband Simon Konecki ‘saved her life’ because he gave her ‘stability’ after she found herself on a ‘self-destructive path.’
Hitting all the right notes: Adele pulls in 9.6 MILLION viewers for her One Night Only concert featuring an interview with Oprah Winfrey… as special proves to be a big hit for CBS
The singer. who split from the charity mogul in 2019 after just over a year of marriage, confessed she could have become ‘lost’ as a young woman in the music industry, but believes Simon and their son Angelo, nine, were ‘angels sent to her.’
Speaking during her CBS special, Adele also revealed that a magazine personality quiz drove her to her decision to divorce Simon two years ago, which helped her realise she was just ‘plodding along’ in her marriage.
She told Oprah Winfrey: ‘I think Simon probably saved my life, to be honest with you. He came at such a moment, where the stability that him and Angelo have given me, no one else would ever have been able to give me.
Candid: Adele has admitted that her ex-husband Simon Konecki ‘saved her life’ because he gave her ‘stability’ after she found herself on a ‘self-destructive path’