Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Adele Has Made So Much Money in Las Vegas That She’s Decided to Stay Until Next June

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Remember when Adele cancelled all her shows in Las Vegas? She had a bit of stage fright and didn’t like her set.

How times have changed! That was two years ago. Last winter Adele finally dug in to Caesar’s Palace, sold the place out, and made so much money that she extended her residency.

Well, guess what? Now she won’t leave! She’s Rolling in the Dough. It’s an easy gig. She sings the same songs over and over, kibitzes with the audience, and rakes in the dough. So she’s extending again through next June. Why not? Could she learn some more songs? Why bother?

When we were kids, performers who settled down in Las Vegas were considered cheesy. No real rockers would go there. Now everyone is there! U2 is like the Rat Pack. Adele is Shirley MacLaine. Usher is Sammy Davis, Jr. Everything old is new again!

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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