Jason Merritt, Getty Earlier this year, Adele won an Academy Award for her…
- Posted on May 10th 2011 11:30AM by Andrew Kerr
The singer has made no secret of her former partner's influence on the album. As a result, the man, who Adele refuses to name, has called repeatedly trying to gain financially from the heartbreak he inflicted on the singer.
Not surprisingly, Adele knocked him back. Speaking to the Sun, she explained, "For about a week he was calling and was deadly serious about it. Finally, I said, 'Well, you made my life hell, so I lived it and now I deserve it.'
"He really thought he'd had some input into the creative process by being a p----. I'll give him this credit -- he made me an adult and put me on the road that I'm travelling."
Elsewhere in the interview, the singer admitted she doesn't listen to the kind of music she makes, favouring straight pop instead. "I'm a huge fan of pop music," she said. "I love it. I don't listen to music like my own. I just seem to click with the acoustic, honest and moving music. But I adore get-your-t---s-out music."
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