'Simon is divorced and has been for four years': Adele posts response to reports that her boyfriend is married
Adele has responded to reports that her boyfriend Simon Konecki is a married man.
She wrote on her website: 'This is the first and last time I will comment on the details of my relationship with Simon.'
'Contrary to reports and headlines in the press today, Simon is divorced and has been for 4 years.'
Retort: Adele has taken to her website to rebuke claims that her boyfriend Simon Konecki is still married, saying he has been divorced for four years
'Everyone in our lives separately and together wish us nothing but the best, and vice versa. These are the facts.'
'Take care and see you all in February xx,' she added- in reference to her forthcoming appearance at the Brit Awards next month.
Yesterday it was reported that bearded Old Etonian entrepreneur Konecki is still in the process of divorcing fashion stylist Clary Fisher, who he wed in the summer of 2004.
Devoted: Adele is passionate about her relationship with Simon, who is 14 years her senior
The couple have a five-year-old daughter.
Adele is devoted to Simon, known as ‘Swampy’ to his friends, who is 14 years her senior.
When he married Clary, a London College of Fashion graduate, he was a director of the EBS group, an investment holding company.
The pair moved in glamorous social
circles, counting multi-millionaire property figure Anton Bilton,
Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood’s son Jamie and Lucas White, the party-loving
playboy son of the late industrialist Lord ‘Gordy’ White, among their
Mixed reports: It has been claimed that Konecki, seen with the singer last week, is still in the process of getting divorced
But after Konecki left the City, to set up an eco-company with White, his marriage failed.
moving to his home town of Brighton with Clary and the birth of their
daughter, the couple grew apart. Grammy award-winning Adele, who is
recovering from surgery on her vocal cords, was introduced to her new
beau by singer Ed Sheeran a couple of months ago.
Their backgrounds could not be more
different. While Adele was raised by her single mother and went to an
inner-city primary in Tottenham, Konecki was sent to Eton, where
contemporaries included Tom Parker Bowles and Bear Grylls.
Romantic relations: The pair were introduced a few months ago by Ed Sheeran
His parents live in a 1 million waterfront house in Florida, and his sisters went to posh Roedean.
According to friends, Konecki is in the process of divorcing. He and his wife separated in 2010.
approached, Clary, who lives in Sussex and still uses her married name,
refused to comment. A spokesperson for Adele did not respond to
requests to clarify Konecki’s marital status.
Different worlds: The 23-year-old's new beau studied at Eton and has a very different background to hers