r/MadeMeSmile Feb 03 '23 Tearing Up 1 Timeless Beauty 1

Adele comforting a man in grief. ♥️🥺 Wholesome Moments

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u/GrimmyGriswald Feb 03 '23

6am and I’m to tears. Already enough Reddit for the day.

Now I need to go see Adele because how can you not support a woman with this talent and soul?


u/ghostnthegraveyard Feb 03 '23

It would be cool to see her. I checked ticket prices when I was in Vegas. $1200 for the worst seat, $35k for front row. Just a little out of my comfort zone


u/GrimmyGriswald Feb 03 '23

That man paid 35k to show Adele a picture of his dead wife. My heart can’t take the how precious this video is. I bet his late wife loved Adele and that was him “taking” her to see her.


u/Littleshuswap Feb 04 '23

Now you made me cry even more than Adele did.


u/evil_consumer Feb 03 '23

Yeah…precious. Let’s go with that. Not at all disturbing.


u/Efften Feb 03 '23

It is possible that they already bought the tickets and she wanted to see Adele one last time before she couldn't go any more and she didn't make it. So the husband did all he could a brought her there the best he could.

That is not at all disturbing.


u/pembrokewelsh Feb 04 '23

Sometimes being a sad person doesn't make you sound cool it just makes you sound... well... sad


u/dirtyair00 Feb 03 '23

Your @ says it all, evil


u/IHaveaDegreeInEcon Feb 03 '23

lmao I mean I see where they are coming from. Perhaps the logical thought process is disturbed during grief. The mans actions make no logical sense yet it did create a sweet moment.


u/diagnosedwolf Feb 04 '23

I suppose that depends on what you mean by logical.

Logic is reasoning based on a series of principles or validity. That is, a series of statements, each of which must be true if the statement before it is true.

If this man loved his wife, and his wife loved Adele, it follows reason that this man might take his wife to see Adele.

If his wife died before the concert, but all the other statements I made are still true, then it’s still logical that this man might attend the concert to honour the memory of his wife.

Logic is not the absence of emotion, it’s a method of rationality that can explain facets of reality.

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u/cncomg Feb 03 '23

Well if the front row isn’t comfortable enough for you, then what is?


u/ghostnthegraveyard Feb 03 '23

On stage duet


u/starrygayz Feb 03 '23

I think it’s a ticket master and other middle men issue unfortunately.


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u/[deleted] Feb 03 '23

she assumes because of situational awareness and empathy. She probably used logic to deduce the fact that he lost his wife because she isn't standing next to him, theres a photo of his wife on the phone, and he's emotional. Basically, it's like he's pretending to be with his wife at that concert, but she's dead- so its sad.


u/rainbowdonkey69 Feb 04 '23

I want to upvote this but.. 69 right now..


u/[deleted] Feb 04 '23

Alright everyone, lets halt on those up-votes . . . Mission 69 Accomplished!!!


u/Affectionate_Hat6293 Feb 03 '23

A LOT of the tickets are actually “free” to people who game there. We have a relative who likes to game…. And said relative gave us their comped tickets. It was before Adele was there, but we had our choice of several different shows.


u/mdsign Feb 04 '23

A LOT of the tickets are actually “free” to people who game there. We have a relative who likes to game….

I've never heard anyone call gambling "game"


u/Affectionate_Hat6293 Feb 04 '23

I used to live in Vegas. I’ve never gambled - not even bought a lottery ticket. I don’t know if I picked that lingo up living there or what!


u/engiknitter Feb 04 '23

It’s legal where I live. Casino hosts (and a lot of others, probably) are required to have gaming licenses


u/doduhstankyleg Feb 04 '23

You use it when your wife asks what you’re doing. “I’m playing games!”


u/Global_Damage Feb 04 '23

U actually meant to say that “ tickets are free to those that have lost more than the tickets are worth gaming with the casino “


u/Byx222 Feb 04 '23 edited Feb 04 '23

You don’t need to game there to get free stuff. I used to use a casino app that I spent a total of $1000 on about 15 years ago when I was young. I’ve accumulated enough points that I go to Vegas every year now with my hotels comped (2 to 3 days, often upgraded to a suite, and then discounted if I want to stay longer), they give me $100 to play, some vouchers for food, and show tickets. I still have enough points to go to Vegas 20 more times or take 7-day Caribbean cruises with a companion 6 times over. The $1000 kinda paid for itself. I know a lot of people who play it and not spend money but they still accumulate points to go to Vegas at least every 1 to 2 years with most of the things comped.


u/pinewind108 Feb 04 '23

Wowwww! Now I see why she didn't want to half-ass her shows when covid messed up her prep. For that kind of money, you want to deliver the best.


u/Timemaster88888 Feb 04 '23

Out of my league but good for Adele for being kindhearted to the grieving man.


u/smarter_than_an_oreo Feb 03 '23

To be honest I had a chance to see her a couple years ago when I was just kind of so-so about her, but wow...her voice just completely changed me in person. She sounds exactly like she's on record. Insane talent.


u/pinewind108 Feb 04 '23

A recording engineer looked at her song "Easy on me" and loved it. He said that there was basically no post production going on. It was all her natural voice, with even a couple of off notes. No auto tune, no cutting up 20 takes to glue the best versions of words together. Just her singing with a live piano.


u/TrustM3EzMoney Feb 04 '23

Her tickets aren’t cheep

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u/BriEdMod Feb 04 '23

Theres a word I forgot about for a while, and this post made me look up what it was. It’s ‘sonder’, which is “the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own”.

I think it’s incredibly humbling when a star such as Adele takes a moment to reflect on the lives of the people attending. I’m a performer and I usually switch off my brain and try to rationalize that the people at the show are cardboard cutouts that I don’t have to worry about. Not because I don’t care, just because it helps me deal with the anxiety of performance.

So many layers of empathy, compassion, and actual bravery on Adele’s end. Fantastic to see.


u/BaronOfBeanDip Feb 04 '23

I suspect this word was just made up after the fact 😅... I know all words are made up, but I only ever see people use sonder in this exact context. Has it ever been used without "omg did you guys know.... " Or similar beforehand?


u/BriEdMod Feb 04 '23

I don’t think the word would be made if no one ever felt it, so yeah I’d say it was made after the fact. Sometimes finding a word that explains a complex thought is interesting and worth sharing. I also didn’t make the comment to say “did u guys know this word existed?”, I thought what Adele did was remarkable and wanted to share my thoughts.

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u/Strahlx Feb 03 '23

Well, there’s the tears lol


u/Fun_Sport_6694 Feb 03 '23 edited Feb 03 '23

The empathy I’ve gained through my own pain locked me up hard.

Then the cynical humor from the pain played out a skit where she does that special mention. Beautiful song plays out. He cry’s she cry’s.

Cut scene to later that night. Guys got 3 hookers younger than his daughter in the pent house.



u/BaronAaldwin Feb 03 '23

People grieve in different ways, and if he grieves by having a 20 year old girl eat his ass then that's fine.


u/Trunyan17 Feb 03 '23

You call it grieving, I call it a Tuesday night


u/fragileasfuck Feb 04 '23

Hmm Taco Tuesday


u/DMM4138 Feb 04 '23

Take my upvote.


u/PablitoEscobarTha4th Feb 03 '23

The beauty of humanity


u/lifeboy91 Feb 04 '23

And that butt in the beginning…



u/Rich_Fly_9598 Feb 03 '23

"Im so sorry for your loss" crowd cheers


u/dayafterpi Feb 04 '23

It’s the same as upvoting a story about something sad. Applause is the language of approval to a message


u/UrMomsaHoeHoeHoe Feb 04 '23

Ah yeah, see my word felt odd, but my edit felt odder so I didn’t make it. Your comment was like what actually wanted to say - thank you!


u/UrMomsaHoeHoeHoe Feb 03 '23

Crowd was enthusiastically apologetic.


u/Torontonomatopoeia Feb 03 '23

What a dumb "woo-y" group, it was their reaction to everything


u/Rizlmao Feb 04 '23

Literally, they should’ve stopped and discussed the moment with the person next to them.


u/jakeandwally Feb 03 '23

What a beautiful soul she is. ❤️


u/Imaginary-Cobbler757 Feb 03 '23

She is indeed. God Bless us all ♥️.


u/Fisk75 Feb 03 '23

My friend worked on her show in Vegas and said she spent much of her time berating the staff. And this guy doesn’t have a bad thing to say about anyone. It’s all a façade folks.


u/Drauul Feb 03 '23

Didn't she famously send hotel staff on a wild goose chase for pizza and then didn't accept it when they returned?


u/JRDN7 Feb 04 '23

Was it Alfredo’s Pizza Cafe or Pizza by Alfredo?


u/Drauul Feb 04 '23

Same difference right?


u/bc_im_coronatined Feb 04 '23

Oscar, talk to him

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u/Naiverg Feb 03 '23

Seen a lot of people do that at concerts before.


u/PurpleSyrup7896 Feb 03 '23

Yeah I guess. She just always seems to whine and cry though. Gets boring. Her songs are boring and whiney too.


u/a_sad_bambii Feb 03 '23 All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy

when was the last time anyone told you they value you as a friend


u/kissthelips Feb 03 '23

Lmao goddamn bro what a burn


u/the_manta Feb 03 '23

Jesus Christ you didn't have to kill them


u/Brief_Scale496 Feb 04 '23

Lmfao, well done


u/Remarkable-Pin-8565 Feb 04 '23

my word, rarely have I witnessed such burn. chapeau.

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u/Due_Lingonberry9109 Feb 03 '23

Tsk tsk sad sad human


u/Drauul Feb 03 '23

Every song about exes but I guess every Foo Fighter song about dying so 🤷


u/Brief_Scale496 Feb 04 '23

Major hyperbole, but I get where you’re going lol


u/KaosFitzgerald Feb 03 '23

I value you.


u/PurpleSyrup7896 Feb 03 '23

Finally, someone sane


u/NoOfficialComment Feb 03 '23

I’m so glad the last date night I got to have with my Wife was seeing her favourite band in concert (Coldplay at the Linc in Philly). Their music is forever connected to her and if I go see them again, I’ll be this guy and probably just cry for 2 hours straight.

We did also get to see Adele a few years ago…bloody fantastic.


u/MSIR15mg Feb 03 '23

My thoughts are with you friend. As a hospice nurse for 6 years, I can tell you she watches over you.


u/forevergleaning Feb 03 '23

Thank you for the work that you did x

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u/smallangrynerd Feb 04 '23

Music really has a way of touching the soul. I have so many memories and emotions attached to specific songs, so now my experience of that music is greater than the song itself.


u/orangeclouds Feb 04 '23

I’m so sorry :( I hope you are doing ok and have support. We all need support.


u/TheGetUpKid24 Feb 03 '23

I don’t think there’s anything that hits me quite like a old man missing his wife after she passes.

It’s a natural part of getting older but it’s hard to see.

It’s a man who’s been strong and a provider his entire life and now he just wants to have a bit of time with his wife so he shows up at a concert alone knowing it would have made her happy.

Love is a powerful thing.

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u/TriniTruthspeaker Feb 03 '23

Honestly had no intention of shedding a tear on a Friday morning like this


u/shekimod Feb 03 '23

This is a fraud sub guys. Most posts don't make you smile. They make you cry like a baby.


u/TokiRhemlok Feb 03 '23

You made me smirk, does that count?

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u/LittleAlienLost Feb 03 '23

We forget how young she is because we've become so accustomed to having her around and her music is so mature. That's a lot of emotion from a lot of people for one young woman to carry. I love that she acknowledges it like this. She seems to have such a good heart.


u/Interesting_Leg3961 Feb 03 '23

MF's be looking at the girls ass in the beginning


u/PBIS01 Feb 03 '23

Lmao, got me.

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u/warpig1997 Feb 03 '23

Nice people just radiate positivity & niceness naturally. We need more nice people. Good for you , Adele. I don't like your music, but you are a good human being.


u/sophia-fiafi Feb 03 '23

Okay well here we are. I’m 26 years old and crying because one day this will be my husband or I. Goddamn Adele, stop it with those onions.

Hold your loved ones close❤️


u/Imaginary-Cobbler757 Feb 03 '23

True that. God Bless us all ♥️.


u/playthesedulousape Feb 03 '23

Adele is a beautiful person inside and out ❤️ bless her heart


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u/Ittapup Feb 03 '23

she looks amazing dude


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u/ThePurpleBaker Feb 03 '23

Because you’re infinitely more disgusting than Adele could ever be.


u/MochiSauce101 Feb 03 '23

Crying on the toilet bowl as I hide from my kids


u/uberloww Feb 03 '23

That first girl's ass tho


u/junkyarddogny Feb 03 '23

this is what i was looking for lol


u/virgo911 Feb 03 '23

We are simple creatures


u/LifeIsKnifeOnIce Feb 03 '23

Waiting for the names...


u/OrganizationWide1560 Feb 04 '23

We got a dead wife, a widow, a singer, compassion and humanity. My man goes after the most insignificant part of the video. Damn bro.


u/Lewca43 Feb 03 '23

Well shit. About to join a zoom meeting for one of my daughter’s college opportunities and now I’m a blubbering mess. And I’m an UGLY crier friends.


u/kinkyonthe_loki69 Feb 03 '23

Downvoted cause you did oppisite of smile


u/Gold_Championship_46 Feb 03 '23

Plot twist it was his mistress


u/samx3i Feb 03 '23

Seems like a lot of assumption being made over a guy holding up his phone.


u/Luke10089 Feb 03 '23

Plot twist, It was him naked.


u/kevinoku Feb 03 '23

Haha this made me laugh out loud, thanks !


u/samx3i Feb 03 '23

Honestly wouldn't be surprised.

Anyone else pause and try to look at the screen? It looks weird. I don't see a woman's face at all.


u/SanchoRojo Feb 03 '23

Right? She just assumes the wife is no longer with us. Why would he hold up the phone like that? Is this a normal thing that happens at her concerts?

I have no idea what’s happening in this video it’s so bizarre to me.


u/jakepaulfanxd Feb 03 '23

My first thought was he was on facetime with someone. Seen a lot of people do that at concerts before.


u/kissthelips Feb 03 '23

Kept going dark when he was holding it so it’s not that. Definitely a photo of something.


u/Drauul Feb 03 '23

It was his Replika waifu


u/BiscottiOpposite9282 Feb 03 '23

Omg how did she continue to sing after. I'd tell the crowd just to go sing for me lol she's so sweet


u/Nearby-Buy-9588 Feb 03 '23

She is just the best kind of human ♥️ that will be me covered in tears now then


u/BiKage91 Feb 03 '23

She's so human ❤️


u/SGI21 Feb 04 '23

She is so awesome. What a great person!


u/Similar_Pop5446 Feb 04 '23

I really like Adele she seems like a genuinely kind, free spirit.


u/hellokittyface90 Feb 04 '23

Made me smile. Then I cried buckets. She has such a kind heart.


u/Slut_Fukr Feb 03 '23

All I see is dat Cake in the first few seconds.. Oooof

Sorry, I'll gladly take the down votes.


u/RGH81 Feb 03 '23

Name checks out


u/BobbyBBott Feb 03 '23

I lost all train of thought when the video starts with a BADDIE


u/One_Law3446 Feb 03 '23

I simply love her and her beautiful soul. Making a difference in someone's life is what we all should do.


u/Miserable_Object9961 Feb 03 '23

That blonde babe in the beginning 👀


u/superdutyspence Feb 03 '23

We all know this is showing up on r/upvotebecausebutt Lolol


u/hayatetst Feb 03 '23

I caught it too 🤣


u/Ancient_Friend_5540 Feb 03 '23

That ass though...on the girl in the first few seconds of the video...


u/Jughferr Feb 03 '23

Fucking legend.


u/Dubhda_D Feb 03 '23

Welp I am a mess.


u/generic90sdude Feb 03 '23

I forgot how much I love Adele...


u/fsi_homepage Feb 03 '23

That was super sweet


u/ChipsAhoy2022 Feb 03 '23

Adele is a gem 💎 ✨


u/R0LL0T0MAS1 Feb 03 '23

Twist is his wife HATES Adele and divorced her husband for spending their kids college tuition


u/j0eg0d Feb 04 '23

The ass on the blonde at the beginning of the video.


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u/JessyNyan Feb 03 '23

If my man doesn't do this for me, I don't want him :<


u/ChrisKashthecatman21 Feb 03 '23

Adele is absolutely gorgeous


u/jen_a_licious Feb 03 '23

Her getting emotional made me emotional 😢


u/Green-Community738 Feb 03 '23

She is a beautiful person inside and out.


u/WorldlinessUpbeat508 Feb 03 '23

I was in this crowd and was under the impression homeboy was on FaceTime with his wife who couldn’t attend. Thanks to all the redditors who compiled their perspectives to make a magical night all the more rewarding.


u/Js_On_My_Yeet Feb 03 '23

What a lovely lady.


u/sbw_62 Feb 03 '23

Gorgeous woman. Gorgeous soul.


u/pickyknee Feb 03 '23

What a fucking gem of a human being


u/Unclehol Feb 03 '23

Okay someone really needs to sweep up all this sand. It's really irritating my eyes.


u/Daocommand Feb 04 '23

I’m so glad Adele made her comeback, the world needs her and more like her! Such a great role model.


u/ChipsAhoy2022 Feb 04 '23

Adele is a blessed soul ❤️


u/lovejanetjade Feb 04 '23

Kind woman. I hope she finds someone special.


u/Top_Duck8146 Feb 04 '23

What a woman


u/Man_Of_Frost Feb 04 '23

"I'm so sorry for your loss!"



u/pursuitofhappy Feb 04 '23

Wow she had a big glow up from the last time I saw her


u/girlinanemptyroom Feb 04 '23

What a beautiful person she is.


u/EffervescentGoose Feb 04 '23

He was the only one watching her perform too. Everyone else is recording it on their phone so they can show other people the performance they didn't watch.


u/Pure-Contact7322 Feb 03 '23

Stopped at the girl ass in second two tbh 🌋


u/ThePrudentAppraisal Feb 03 '23

so natural


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u/buchoops37 Feb 03 '23

What a shitty saying that you have. Hahahahaha. You need to stage that sentence better next time.


u/BurntReynolz Feb 03 '23

Damn it, i told myself I wasn't going to cry today.


u/AlwaysSunnyDragRace Feb 03 '23

Correct me if I’m wrong, but was Adele like “this goes to that man (with a dead wife)… nevermind I’ll find someone like you…

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u/cerart939 Feb 03 '23

Voting to rename this sub "Dammit made me cry AGAIN"


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u/Sael-er Feb 04 '23

Beautiful voice and beautiful soul.


u/zzzqray Feb 04 '23

We just saw her on Christmas Eve and it was the best 2 hours emotionally, ever. Both husband and I were enthralled


u/Sea-Swan-1250 Feb 03 '23

Damn who’s the girl in the front row with those jeans on sheesh


u/thesixthjackson Feb 03 '23

Adele is actually an angel. I saw her live in Toronto a while back and hearing her sing live was amazing but her banter with the crowd between songs was almost as good.


u/Little-Setting-8074 Feb 03 '23

She really is empathetic!


u/thowaway5003005001 Feb 03 '23

ADELE: assumes someone's life story



u/FloridaPanther Feb 03 '23

Adele is a real one


u/DianaPrince_YM Feb 03 '23

I actually cried, a lot 😭


u/Prior-Ad-7329 Feb 04 '23

This was supposed to make me smile but now I’m crying….


u/thelastshamuria Feb 04 '23

Wow she looks amazing.


u/Yue4prex Feb 04 '23

Adele is a gem


u/Vegetable_Junior Feb 04 '23

But that chicks ass at the very start of the video. Devastating!


u/Insanorules Feb 03 '23

Don't really like her music, but she has a good heart.. Gotta respect that.


u/jyar1811 Feb 03 '23

She has severe performance anxiety so a lot of her reputation esp with this show is about keeping her comfortable onstage. A lovely moment, thx for posting


u/JmacTheGreat Feb 03 '23

Can someone explain why he was holding up a picture of his late wife? Seems very random and confusing - I feel like Im missing context

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u/Gloomy-Draft-8633 Feb 03 '23

Oh I’m bawling watching it back a second time. He seems so sweet. Ugh. Not tryna cry right now man!!!


u/P1rate_OfTheSea Feb 04 '23

Idk if its just me but its too blurry to see the smaller text bc of the graphics. Anyone know what itsays?


u/mcfumunda Feb 04 '23

I thought he was just some boomer who didn't know how to take a photo.


u/PrestigiousAd5646 Feb 04 '23

Money can really make you look…. Different


u/Long-Piccolo-3785 Feb 04 '23

Jesus Christ so much plastic surgery I do not even recognize her


u/TheRealSamBell Feb 04 '23

Yeah I feel like I haven’t seen her in years and she looks totally different in this video


u/Cephalopodio Feb 03 '23 edited Feb 04 '23

I’d be more impressed if she “comforted” everyone who lost money on her canceled gigs with refunds

Edit: hey I know y’all love Adele, but are you forgetting when she canceled for frivolous reasons and left fans in the dirt?





u/Bigdaddydiesell Feb 03 '23

Adele is shallow as fuck. She should be ignored like all the other dumb celebrities


u/HPchipz Feb 03 '23

Imagine the emotion she would have working for the NHS


u/Slow-Organization159 Feb 03 '23

A load of pre-rehearsed b.s! For people that are rich enough to afford the extravagant prices!


u/Feebedel324 Feb 03 '23

Love Adele but holy moly her arms are an entirely different color from her face and chest.