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Adele has made a happy announcement - she is pregnant. 

The singer, 24, and boyfriend Simon Konecki are thrilled about starting a family.

'I've got some news,' Adele told her fans in an online blog.

'I'm delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together.

'I wanted you to hear the news direct from me, obviously we're over the moon and very excited but please respect our privacy at this precious time. Yours always, Adele xx.'

Adele started dating divorced entrepreneur Simon, 37, last summer after meeting him through friends.


They were first pictured together in January in Florida at the Everglades National Park near Miami and Adele has joked about taking '4 or 5 years off' from music to
concentrate on her relationship after admitting: If I'm constantly
working, my relationships fail.'


Dad-of-one Simon, 37, was expected to propose to Adele on her birthday last month.

The couple are now buying a £2.5 million property in Brighton so they can live together and be close to his five-year-old daughter from his relationship with his ex-wife.

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