Adele says post-split anxiety left her in bed watching The Sopranos for months

Adele has opened up about her struggles with depression and mental health, saying they left her bedbound following her divorce.

The powerhouse 33 year old singer is just days away from releasing her new album 30, which she says is based on her emotions during the divorce from ex-husband Simon Konecki.

Adele has now explained how she struggled to get out of bed and suffered physical and psychological problems during the breakdown of her marriage.

Despite knowing that she “needed to stay busy” the superstar fell into a cycle of depression, noting that a gluten intolerance also contributed to her depression, and she would lay watching The Sopranos.

She told Rolling Stone magazine: “Anything that could soothe my anxiety, I threw myself in headfirst. Anywhere where there's meant to be brilliant energy.”

Travel played a big part in her recovery process, as did going teetotal for six months.

Adele stopped drinking to help take the edge off her hangxiety, also known as hangover anxiety.

This type of anxiety occurs after consuming a lot of alcohol, and the lifestyle of a pop star lends itself to environments where alcohol is plenty.

Reminiscing about her 31st birthday celebrations in 2019, she said: “I remember going upstairs, and doing my face, and getting into bed. I felt quite hopeful. It was the first time I felt I'd had a really nice evening and I was OK being in the house and going to bed on my own…

“I was not excited, but I was looking forward to the next day.”

However, it was the next day when the anxiety started to creep in, and she just lay in bed watching The Sopranos.”

Opening up more on her split from husband Simon and how that induced anxiety, she added: “I just didn’t like who I was.”

Adele said: “I didn't really know myself.' I thought I did. I don't know if it was because my Saturn return or if it was because I was well and truly sort of heading into my thirties, but I just didn't like who I was.

“I didn't really know myself. I thought I did. But I just didn't like who I was.'

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