Karl Lagerfeld Apologizes For Calling Adele 'Fat'

Karl Apologizes For Calling Adele 'Fat'

Karl Lagerfeld must be tired from trying to pull his foot out of his mouth all the time.

A dreadful-seeming Lagerfeld quote hit the Internet this week, and though Karl's not exactly known for mincing words, this offering from an interview with the Metro newspaper, which he guest-edited on Tuesday, did seem a little out of taste:

"The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice."


But now Karl, perhaps unsurprisingly, is backtracking, saying his words were taken out of context. Here's how he defends himself in an update in today's Metro paper:

"I'd like to say to Adele that I am your biggest admirer. Sometimes when you take a sentence out of the article it changes the meaning of the thought. What I said was in relation to Lana Del Rey and the sentence has since been taken out of context from how it was originally published. I actually prefer Adele, she is my favorite singer and I am a great admirer of her. I lost over 30 kilos over 10 years ago and have kept it off. I know how it feels when the press is mean to you in regards to your appearance. Adele is a beautiful girl. She is the best. And I can't wait for her next CD."

Now that Kaiser Karl's backtracking, we're suspecting that he just might hire Adele to play the next Chanel show -- because he did the same exact thing with Beth Ditto.

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