Entertainment Adele is still mute and forced to use sign language

07:55  16 july  2017
07:55  16 july  2017 Source:   BANG Showbiz

Adele superfan spends £6,000 on concerts worldwide – but all three gigs were cancelled

  Adele superfan spends £6,000 on concerts worldwide – but all three gigs were cancelled An Adele fan with the Sweetest Devotion for the pop star spent over £6,000 ($7,760) travelling the world to see the Hello singer perform live on tour, but was left heartbroken when all three concerts were cancelled. Superfan Lori Shortall, from Newfoundland in Canada, had tickets to see Adele, 29, perform at Wembley Stadium earlier in July, Houston, Texas in 2011 and Phoenix, Arizona in 2016. The music school teacher spent money on hotels and flights totalling a distance of 18,000 miles. However, it was not meant to be and Adele cancelled on all three occasions due to problems with her vocal chords. This included cancelling her two final shows at Wembley in London on the medical advice of her doctors. Commiserating over her misfortune, Shortall told The Sun: "I've had so much bad luck that I think I'm going to go out and buy a lottery ticket, because it has to change at some point. I do not blame Adele at all. She has to look after her voice and she must feel really bad. But I just cannot believe all three concerts I have booked to see have been cancelled. I really would love to see her one day." With the ill-fated Houston concert, Shortall took four days of unpaid leave from work which meant a loss of £600 in income but Adele pulled out of the performance due to a vocal haemorrhage. It was not until five years later when Shortall was able to buy tickets for Adele's next set of live gigs, paying £3,500 for a 10-day trip to Arizona with her family.

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Adele © Getty Images Adele Adele was forced to use "made up sign language" at an open day for her son's potential new prep school this week.

The 'Hello' hitmaker has had to remain silent after damaging her vocal cords, which resulted in her having to cancel her final concerts at London's Wembley Stadium earlier this month.

Now sources have revealed the 29-year-old singer had to leave all of the talking to her husband Simon Konecki as the pair and their four-year-old son Angelo check out an expensive school in London.

Onlookers told The Sun newspaper: "Adele wasn't making a sound, even if she was asked a direct question by people unaware of her vocal issues she wouldn't be tempted to answer.

Adele fans outraged at not getting full Wembley refund

  Adele fans outraged at not getting full Wembley refund As if the shows being cancelled wasn't bad enoughShe was forced to cancel her final two concerts over the weekend after damaging her vocal cords, saying in a heartfelt note to fans that she had "struggled vocally both nights" at her two Wembley shows last week.

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"It was almost funny at times because he joked that it was her made-up sign ­language.

"It looked like it was really frustrating her and she stroked her throat a few times as if it was hurting her."

The trip to the school comes after rumours the pair are set to return to live full-time in England after Adele was homesick living in Los Angeles.

The pair are said to have confirmed they are back in the UK now.

The source added: "They said pretty firmly that they were back in the UK now for good after spending some time in Los Angeles."

Adele previously underwent throat surgery in 2011, but it has clearly hit her really hard this time, as she admitted she was struggling to come to terms with being unable to complete her tour.

She wrote at the time: "You know I would not make this decision lightly. I've done 121 shows and I have 2 left. 2 left! Who the f**k cancels a show at Wembley Stadium?

Adele fans outraged at not getting full Wembley refund

  Adele fans outraged at not getting full Wembley refund As if the shows being cancelled wasn't bad enoughShe was forced to cancel her final two concerts over the weekend after damaging her vocal cords, saying in a heartfelt note to fans that she had "struggled vocally both nights" at her two Wembley shows last week.

born mute and deaf. knows how to use sign language and still communicates well.

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"To not complete this milestone in my career is something I'm struggling to get my head around and I wish I wasn't having to write this.

"I have changed my life drastically in every way to make sure I got through this tour that started at the beginning of last year.

"To not be able to finish it is something I'm really struggling to come to terms with. It's as if my whole career has been building up to these four shows (sic)."

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