Adele’s mega-bucks TV move

Rumour has it the singer wants to follow in Katy Perry’s footsteps

adele and her boyfriend paul rich

by heat staff |
Published on

From teasing her baby names list to crying over gender reveals, Adele has made no secret of her desire to have a second child, but with her busy schedule it’s been hard to find the time. Luckily, Katy Perry might have provided her with the perfect solution.

After the Roar singer – who is mum to daughter Daisy Dove, three – announced she was stepping down as a judge on American Idol, an insider tells heat Adele, 36, is keen to take over. “Adele has been focusing on having a baby with Rich [Paul, her boyfriend of three years], but she doesn’t want to be touring at the same time,” says a source.

adele and katy perry
who doesn't want to be paid loads to listen to people sing, eh? ©Getty Images

“It takes a lot out of her and she’s looking at gigs that would get her the same pay cheque, but with less work involved, as she wants to get pregnant soon.”Nevertheless, the source adds, “Her team were still shocked when she said she was interested in doing TV work and that she had her eye on Katy’s spot on American Idol.”

Last week, Adele told fans at her Las Vegas residency – which ends in November – that next on her list of ambitions is a new addition.

“Once I am done with all my shows, I want to have a baby,” she told the crowd, adding that she was hoping to have a girl – a sister for 11-year-old Angelo, her son from her first marriage to Simon Konecki.

american idol judges lionel richie, katy perry luke bryan
the current judging panel of lionel richie, katy and luke bryan ©Getty Images

American Idol starts filming at the end of the year and not only would it provide the stability that Adele and Rich, 42 – who is already a father of three – need to welcome a child, but the very generous pay is a big plus.

“People may think Adele doesn’t need money, but her luxe life in Beverly Hills requires a constant cash flow,” says our source. “She loves the idea of raking in the cash for essentially sitting down and listening to people sing. Plus, she feels she could time it just right with getting pregnant again.”

heat magazine

WATCH: 'We Had A Three-Way Kiss!' Gabby & Tink Expose Unaired Casa Amor Chaos | Heat Dates

Just so you know, whilst we may receive a commission or other compensation from the links on this website, we never allow this to influence product selections - read why you should trust us