Adele's unrecognisable TV appearance shocks fans

Penny Burfitt
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·3-min read

UK megastar Adele has left fans gobsmacked in a very glamorous first TV appearance after months away from the cameras.

The multi-Grammy winning artist is cutting a very svelte figure these days after a life overhaul saw her undergo a jaw-dropping fitness transformation that left her almost unrecognisable.

Now the 32-year-old is back in the spotlight, stepping in front of the camera to host US comedy show Saturday Night Live for the first time in her career.

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Adele left fans gobsmacked in this very glamorous appearance in an SNL promo. Photo: NBC

The star dazzled in a promo for the show, which is set to air Saturday evening 11:30 p.m. Eastern US time, which hit the internet this weekend.

In it, she appears masked up and stunning in velvet alongside singer H.E.R. and SNL cast member and actress Kate McKinnon.

Fans were stunned as London-born Adele gave them a peek at her notorious funny side, even showing off an impressive American accent in response to Kate McKinnon slightly less lacklustre stab at Adlee’s natural cockney tones.

‘Is this Adele?’ Fans lose it over glam new look

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Adele cut an ultra glam figure in the promo, her new frame wrapped in a stunning velevet number. Photo: NBC

Stills of the hysterical promo were shared to Twitter where fans of the star were gobsmacked to see her ultra-glam new look.

“IS THIS ADELE?????” one fan wondered, struck by her very different 2020 look.

“Who is that........?” another confused individual asked.

“She has no business looking this stunning,” one fan gushed at her stunning look for the show.

“Adele?!?!” another wrote. “Omg she looks amazing.”

“Adele's done the maddest thing... This level of glo up is unprecedented,” another agreed.

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Many pointed out Adele had always been a show-stopping beauty, arguing her weight loss has been overhyped. Photo: NBC

Others, however were frustrated at the apparent shock at her glam look, arguing she has always been a stunner and the reaction betrayed size discrimination over to her weight loss.

“She’s always been gorgeous.,” one pointed out.

“Y’all really [out] here going crazy about her as if she hasn’t always been this gorgeous,” another wrote. “She’s just skinny now ….”

The star may have had a hiatus from the spotlight, but it hasn’t stopped her courting some controversy this year.

Back in August the Londoner shared a photo of herself dressed up in Carnival gear for the Notting Hill festival.

Some argued her sporting the cultural dress, complete with Bantu buns and a headdress was cultural appropriation, however organisers of the festival came to her defence arguing she had always been an active member of the Notting Hill community.

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