On Thursday, Adele set fire to the internet when she revealed in a heartfelt note that she may never tour again.
Naturally, we felt a little heartbroken about the whole thing, but then we realized that celebrities go in and out of retirement all the time. Cher, Barbra Streisand, Jay-Z ― they’ve all done it, which gives us a little hope that one day, when she’s ready, Adele will bless stages all over the world with her voice again. She can’t give us the cold shoulder forever, right?
If the stars below are any indication, we’ll be saying “Hello” (again) to Adele sooner than we know.
Here are 10 other stars who retired then came back: