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Karl Lagerfeld calls Adele 'too fat'

Published 07/02/2012 | 09:17

Adele backstage at the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize
Adele backstage at the 2011 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 22: Karl Lagerfeld attends the Fendi Spring/Summer 2012 fashion show as part Milan Womenswear Fashion Week on September 22, 2011 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
File photo dated 28/04/2011 of Adele who will make her live comeback at the Grammys next month and said she "can't wait" to perform at the awards ceremony. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday January 31, 2012. See PA story SHOWBIZ Adele. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses in front of some of his pictures as he visits his exibition 'Karl Lagerfeld, parcours de travail', at the Maison de la photographie in Paris

Adele has been called "too fat" by fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld.

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The creative director of Chanel made the hurtful comments to Metro Paris about the Someone Like You singer.

Although Karl is known for being outspoken his harsh words have been deemed a step too far.

“The thing at the moment is Adele,” he told the publication. “She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice.”

The 78-year-old was also quizzed about M.I.A. showing the middle finger during her performance with Madonna and Nicki Minaj at Sunday’s Super Bowl half-time performance.

“Nowadays people give the middle finger quite quickly,” he said. “It’s not the best behaviour. Everybody does that, what’s new about that? It’s just become a bad habit.”

Adele is set to perform for the first time since undergoing throat surgery at this weekend’s Grammy Awards where she is nominated in six categories.

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