‘I’m sh***ing myself’: Adele is forced to restart hit single Easy On Me

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Adele was forced to restart hit single Easy On Me after her nerves got the better of her during her star-studded Audience With on Sunday evening.

The successful songstress, 33, delighted fans with an ITV special recorded in front of celebrity friends on November 6 at the London Palladium.

However, she admitted she was ‘sh***ing’ herself when it came to performing her latest number one single and chose to restart her song after an uncharacteristic stumble.

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'I'm sh***ing myself': Adele was forced to restart hit single Easy On Me after nerves get the better of her during star-studded Audience With on Sunday

‘I’m sh***ing myself’: Adele was forced to restart hit single Easy On Me after nerves get the better of her during star-studded Audience With on Sunday

During the opening lines of her No.1 track, Adele said: ‘One more time, I’m s***ing myself – I’m scared!’

Viewers watched as the backing band abruptly halted and she stopped to sip on a cup of chamomile tea before restarting the track, much to the delight of her audience.

Adele joked that she had asked for hot honey but was given chamomile, as she admitted she ‘wasn’t a diva’ so didn’t ask the crew member to change the beverage.

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Celebrity onlookers including Boy George and Emma Thompson cheered from the crowd as they watched Adele resume the song in pitch perfect fashion.

Quenching her thirst: Viewers watched as the backing band abruptly stopped and sipped on a cupa of chamomile tea before restarting the track, much to the delight of her audience

Ha! Adele joked that she had asked for hot honey but was given chamomile, as she joked she 'wasn't a diva' so didn't ask the crew member to change the beverage

Quenching her thirst: Viewers watched as the backing band abruptly stopped and sipped on a cupa of chamomile tea before restarting the track, much to the delight of her audience

Tearful: Elsewhere during the star-studded show, Adele broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage during the recording

Tearful: Elsewhere during the star-studded show, Adele broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage during the recording

Delighted: The Skyfall hitmaker cried tears of joy in front of the star-studded crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham

Delighted: The Skyfall hitmaker cried tears of joy in front of the star-studded crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham

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Elsewhere during the star-studded show, Adele broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage during the recording.

The Skyfall hitmaker cried tears of joy in front of the star-studded crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham.

Adele was surprised by her former teacher Miss McDonald moments after she told actress Cruella actress Emma that the teacher was one of the most influential people from her life.

Hugging it out: Adele as surprised by Miss McDonald moments after she told actress Cruella actress Emma that the teacher was one of the most influential people from her life

Hugging it out: Adele as surprised by Miss McDonald moments after she told actress Cruella actress Emma that the teacher was one of the most influential people from her life

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Emma asked her: ‘My question is, when you were younger, was there someone who, kind of supported you and inspired you, or, you know protected you from all the trials and tribulations of life and inspired you to go on?’

‘Yeah I had a teacher at Chestnut Grove who taught me English,’ Adele replied. ‘That was Miss McDonald. She left when I was in year eight. It was just one year, but she got me really into literature. I’ve always been obsessed with English and obviously now I write lyrics.’

She continued: ‘She was so bloody cool. So engaging, she really made us care and we knew she cared about us.’

Adele added that Miss McDonald was so ‘relatable and likeable’.

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Emma looked at Adele and said: ‘Yeah because it’s odd actually, funny enough…’

Aw! Following the emotional moment, Adele dashed over to her make-up artist, who was on hand to fix her face after she shed a few tears over the special reunion

Touch up: Adele's make-up artist was on hand to help her out

Aw! Following the emotional moment, Adele dashed over to her make-up artist, who was on hand to fix her face after she shed a few tears over the special reunion

Speaking to Emma, the songstress asked: ‘Is she here?’ as the Cruella star replied: ‘She’s here tonight.’

Adele began sobbing as she saw Miss McDonald walking towards her and they hugged for a moment before the former teacher told her: ‘Thank you for remembering me.’

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Adele responded: ‘Oh my God, you really changed my life.’

The singer wasn’t the only one feeling touched by the reunion, as many Twitter users took to the social media platform to react following the moment.

TV presenter Charlene White, wrote: ‘Adele crying when she saw her teacher FLOORED ME. All it takes is just one teacher, just one… And the entire couse of your life can change.’

A second said: ‘Them getting Adele’s English teacher to turn up made me more emotional than the bloody songs she’s been singing like how f***ing beautfiful was that.’ 

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Following the emotional moment, Adele dashed over to her make-up artist, who was on hand to fix her face after she shed a few tears over the special reunion. 

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A different person said: 'It was so sweet watching Adele reunite with her year 8 English teacher on 'an audience with...' reminded me of how I DM'd mine on linkedin in say thank you for inspiring me and he read it and didn't respond'

A different person said: ‘It was so sweet watching Adele reunite with her year 8 English teacher on ‘an audience with…’ reminded me of how I DM’d mine on linkedin in say thank you for inspiring me and he read it and didn’t respond’

Another joked that she was feeling a rush of emotions, as soon after the tearful on stage reunion, Alan Carr took to the stage to perform Make You Feel My Love as Adele retouched her make-up.

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The user said: ‘Me crying at Adele’s teacher then going straight into an audience with Alan Carr.’

One other person said: ‘Not me crying with Adele. The impact English teachers leave on children’s lives needs to be researched.’

A different person said: ‘It was so sweet watching Adele reunite with her year 8 English teacher on ‘an audience with…’ reminded me of how I DM’d mine on linkedin in say thank you for inspiring me and he read it and didn’t respond.’ 

Just days after releasing her fourth studio album, 30, Adele was back on our TV screens in a one off ITV special.

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The singer said she felt ’emotional’ to be back on stage in the UK for the first time in four years as she performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Emma Watson, David Tennant, Naomi Campbell, Daniel Kaluuya and Catherine O’Hara. 

Her sports agent boyfriend Rich Paul also joined the crowd of A-listers and the singer’s family and friends. 

Amazing: Adele is back to delight her fans in the UK with an ITV special where the hit singer will perform her biggest songs for a star-studded audience in London

Amazing: Adele is back to delight her fans in the UK with an ITV special where the hit singer will perform her biggest songs for a star-studded audience in London

Superstar: She performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Emma Watson

Superstar: She performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Emma Watson

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Dawn French, Stormzy, Gareth Southgate and Samuel L Jackson are among those to watch the Someone Like You star live while pal Alan Carr, 45, gets on stage to ask questions.

Adele is set to reveal who her idols are, ‘wild stories’ about relationship issues from fans and answers to burning questions like why she doesn’t perform in heels anymore. 

Chatty man Alan and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018.  

Gorgeous: Adele admitted that she was 'very nervous' to be back on the stage

Gorgeous: Adele admitted that she was ‘very nervous’ to be back on the stage 

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Best pals: Chatty man Alan, 45, and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018

Best pals: Chatty man Alan, 45, and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018

Taking to the stage, Adele admits: ‘I got really emotional. I haven’t been home for so long and I haven’t played a show here for so long.

‘I’m very, very nervous! Course I b****y am.

‘I’m a big fan of An Audience With – it used to be the highlight of my life whenever it was on- I’m so thrilled to be doing it tonight, very very excited.’ 

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Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017. 

Supported: Samuel L Jackson was among the crowd of A list celebrities at the special filmed in London

Supported: Samuel L Jackson was among the crowd of A list celebrities at the special filmed in London 

But, she is set to make a comeback next year, having recently announced live shows in London in 2022. 

The lucky celebrities who got to see her live once again shared their excitement ahead of filming for the show.   

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‘I’m just so excited to see one of the greatest singers of all time.’ Emma Thompson said, who attended with husband Greg Wise. 

Andrew Lloyd Webber added he thinks Adele is ‘one of the great originals.’ 

Iconic: Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017

Iconic: Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017

Star: The Grammy Award winner, 33, paused her dulcet tones before telling the crowd 'I'm sh**ing myself.' The backing stopped and she grabbed a drink before restarting the lead single, continuing to delight the impressed star-studded audience

Star: The Grammy Award winner, 33, paused her dulcet tones before telling the crowd ‘I’m sh**ing myself.’ The backing stopped and she grabbed a drink before restarting the lead single, continuing to delight the impressed star-studded audience

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Singing sensation: Elsewhere, she joked that Send My Love (To Your New Lover) was the only opportunity to have a dance, what with her discography comprising of mainly sad songs

Singing sensation: Elsewhere, she joked that Send My Love (To Your New Lover) was the only opportunity to have a dance, what with her discography comprising of mainly sad songs

Having fun: Actress Emma Watson had a ball, taking the chance to have a boogie to Adele's third album classic

Having fun: Actress Emma Watson had a ball, taking the chance to have a boogie to Adele’s third album classic

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Response: Adele fanatics flooded Twitter with their reactions to the big night

Response: Adele fanatics flooded Twitter with their reactions to the big night 

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Elsewhere, she joked that Send My Love (To Your New Lover) was the only opportunity to have a dance, what with her discography comprising of mainly sad songs. 

Actress Emma Thompson had a ball, taking the chance to have a boogie to Adele’s third album classic.

Adele – and Emma – fanatics went wild for the moment, with one writing: ‘The fact Emma Watson is such an Adele stan is actually giving me life.’ 

Other thrilled tweets read: ‘Adele is the true Queen of England’ and ‘the next 30 minutes will consist of the entire nation wishing they were, were with, or were best friends with Adele. World class!’  

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Adele also broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage during the recording of An Audience with Adele at the London Palladium on November 6.

The Skyfall hitmaker cried tears of joy in front of the stellar crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham.

Tears: Adele also broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage

Tears: Adele also broke down in tears as she was surprised by her old school teacher while on stage

Actress Emma Thompson asked the superstar who had inspired her when she was young.

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Adele opened up about the impact the year eight teacher had on her, after which Emma revealed that she was actually in the audience. 

An audience member previously told The Sun: ‘It was a really emotional moment. Adele spoke movingly about how her teacher was her inspiration as a teenager.

‘When she realised she was actually in the audience, she brought her up on stage immediately, and broke down in tears. It was the big surprise of the night.’.     

Surprise! The Skyfall hitmaker cried in front of the star-studded crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham

Surprise! The Skyfall hitmaker cried in front of the star-studded crowd when she was reunited with the teacher, who taught her at Chestnut Grove School in Balham

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Superstar: She performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Emma Watson

Superstar: She performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Emma Watson

The singer said she felt ’emotional’ to be back on stage in the UK for the first time in four years as she performed for the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Emma Watson, David Tennant, Naomi Campbell, Daniel Kaluuya and Catherine O’Hara. 

Her sports agent boyfriend Rich Paul also joined the crowd of A-listers and the singer’s family and friends.  

Dawn French, Stormzy, Gareth Southgate and Samuel L Jackson were among those to watch the Someone Like You star live while pal Alan Carr, 45, got on stage to ask questions.

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Adele revealed who her idols are, ‘wild stories’ about relationship issues from fans and answers to burning questions like why she doesn’t perform in heels anymore. 

Chatty man Alan and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018.  

Gorgeous: Adele admitted that she was 'very nervous' to be back on the stage

Gorgeous: Adele admitted that she was ‘very nervous’ to be back on the stage 

Best pals: Chatty man Alan, 45, and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018

Best pals: Chatty man Alan, 45, and Adele are close, with the Make You Feel My Love singer marrying him and his partner Paul Drayton in 2018

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Taking to the stage, Adele admitted: ‘I got really emotional. I haven’t been home for so long and I haven’t played a show here for so long.

‘I’m very, very nervous! Course I b****y am.

‘I’m a big fan of An Audience With – it used to be the highlight of my life whenever it was on- I’m so thrilled to be doing it tonight, very very excited.’ 

Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017. 

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Supported: Samuel L Jackson was among the crowd of A list celebrities at the special filmed in London

Supported: Samuel L Jackson was among the crowd of A list celebrities at the special filmed in London 

But, she is set to make a comeback next year, having recently announced live shows in London in 2022. 

The lucky celebrities who got to see her live once again shared their excitement ahead of filming for the show.   

‘I’m just so excited to see one of the greatest singers of all time’ Emma Thompson said, who attended with husband Greg Wise. 

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Andrew Lloyd Webber added he thinks Adele is ‘one of the great originals.’ 

Iconic: Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017

Iconic: Adele hasn’t performed a concert in the UK since her Wembley Stadium shows in June 2017

The singer has been celebrating this week after rave reviews flooded in at the release of her new album on Friday. 

Inspired by her divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki, the record received a score of 89 out of 100 on Metacritic, indicating ‘universal acclaim’ from reviewers while fans took to social media in droves to praise the release and share crying memes to react to the stars powerful lyrics.   

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#Adele30 became a trending topic on Twitter immediately after the album was released with fans the world over praising the record. 

Yaya! Adele took to Twitter on Friday to thank her fans for their support in the wake of the release of her new album 3

Yaya! Adele took to Twitter on Friday to thank her fans for their support in the wake of the release of her new album 3

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