Everyone's favorite tiny Michael Jackson impersonator, Bruno Mars, was a guest on the "Cubby & Carolina Bermudez In The Morning" radio show, where he talked about his new hit song "24K Magic," and opened up a bit about working with Adele on her song "All I Ask."
First he described the sheer power of Adele's amazing vocal chords, saying,
She's incredible. There was a moment when she was singing in the booth, and I'm not exaggerating at all and the water was vibrating...like you know that scene in Jurassic Park. She's got some pipes on her, and she's just a superstar.
But apparently the British Grammy winner didn't make the best first impression on Mars. He explains,
She walks into the studio, she's got all this attitude, she's a diva, she's like, "I don't want to do this. I don't like that." And then as soon as we hit a couple chords that she liked, we started rolling, and that's where we got that song from.
Hm. Well, on one hand, Adele meets the definition of "diva," in the sense that it means "a famous female singer of popular music." On the other hand, Mars' statement definitely implies the other definition of diva, which is "a self-important woman who is temperamental and difficult to please." That's maybe not the most flattering way to describe someone who knows what she does and doesn't want in her music.
Either way, Mars says that he'd absolutely be into performing "All I Ask" with Adele at some point, saying, "I don't know what she's waiting on, man. I'm like come on Adele, like, send an email, let me know!" Yeah, you keep waiting on that email, Bruno.