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Adele’s quirky traffic jam solution

Adele at BRIT awards 2012

Just like the rest of us, singer Adele is tired of dealing with traffic when she commutes from her rented $28,224-a-month country estate in Sussex, England.

However unlike the rest of us, Adele’s solution is to make flying her primary form of transport if a chopper can land in the grounds.

The Someone Like You songbird is tired of driving and has applied for a helicopter landing licence.

“Adele’s property has so much land she thought, ‘Why not?’” a source told The Sun newspaper.

“It will cut down her journey time by some distance and it also means she won’t have to rely so heavily on cars. She is a busy woman and needs to get places with minimal disruption.”

Until she moved into the palatial pad – which 10 bedrooms, two swimming pools, a helipad, cellar, tennis courts, a games room and its own media centre – Adele had been living with her mother in Tottenham, north London.

“After my first record I moved out of my mum’s to Notting Hill on my own,” she says. “My life fell apart. My phone got cut off, my credit card got cut off, the house was a mess. It was awful.

“I couldn’t function without my mum, so I moved back in with her. I’d rather be defeated than one day come in and the rats would be eating me. It was basically a bedsit with walls.”

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