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27th Aug 2023

Adele reassures fans after she collapses backstage at Vegas show

Adele’s crew found her on the floor and had to pick her whole body up.

Singer Adele collapsed backstage at her Las Vegas residency but has reassured her fans that she is doing well.

The Someone Like You singer told the crowd at her concert that her crew had to pick her up off the floor. She was unable to move due to a sciatica attack.

The singer said her crew “picked my whole body up off the floor.”

According to The Sun, the Grammy winner told concert-goers at The Colosseum she had to take a break due to the condition.

During her performance, the singer had to leave the stage to rest because of her sciatica.

“I’ve got two more [songs], I’ve just got to get over to the other side of the stage. I have to waddle these days because I have really bad sciatica,” she told the crowd.

The singer said working out had helped her combat the condition, but it recently returned this year.

“Early on this year I started bragging about my sciatica, I wasn’t feeling it anymore. Then God brought it back,” she shared.

Adele previously told The Face that the condition has affected her for half of her life.

“I’ve been in pain with my back for, like, half of my life, really. It flares up, normally due to stress or from a stupid bit of posture.”

According to the HSE, sciatica is where the sciatic nerve is irritated or compressed. It usually gets better in 4 to 6 weeks but the condition can last longer.