Adele has said that she will no longer be able to take selfies with fans during her Las Vegas shows.The musician, whose Las Vegas residency is due to end in November, said an increase in COVID cases was to blame for the decision.Throughout her stint in Vegas, Adele has regularly filmed videos and took photos with fans in the audience.“Normally I would absolutely stop and chat and all of that and hear all about your life and be the nosey person that I am,” Adele said during her most recent show. “However, I’m hanging on by a thread trying not to get COVID” (via Music News).“Everyone that I know that I work with has fucking COVID, so it’s a miracle that I haven’t had it yet,” she added. “And I really do love chatting to you, but I don’t want to get sick, I’ll take selfies from a distance or shoot your vid.“I might have symptoms and then I can’t do my show and I will be damned if I cancel any more of these shows.
I refuse to cancel any shows. I just can’t risk getting ill. Honestly, my immune system is in the gutter and I want to be close to you and stuff like that, but I just can’t risk it.”She continued: “I got the flu in my last break two days after my final show, and I was thrilled…I don’t mind getting the flu in my break.
I don’t mind getting sick in my break. I have got nine weeks left. This is my 26th weekend. It was my 50th show last Saturday, which felt like such a milestone.”The ‘Weekends with Adele’ residency, which run at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, will come to an end on November 4.Meanwhile, an Adele fan who was defended by the singer from security during a recent Vegas show has thanked her in a message posted to TikTok.Adele recently stopped a show after spotting that the fan was being told off by.Read more on nme.com