ITV Apologise To Adele For Cutting Her Speech Short
James Corden was forced to interrupt the star in order to make way for Blur...
Adele after they were forced to cut off her acceptance speech at The Brit Awards 2012 last night (21st February).
A spokesperson for the television network has claimed they had no choice but to ask James Corden to interrupt the Someone Like You hitmaker's speech when she picked up the most coveted award of the night for Best British Album.
The Gavin & Stacey star clearly felt bad for cutting Adele short because they were "over-running", leaving the 23-year old to flip her middle finger to the cameras as she abruptly left the stage.
Later in the night, The Brit Awards posted an official statement on their Twitter page, saying: "Evening all…We would like to say a few words about Adele's British Album acceptance speech tonight.
"We regret this happened and we send deepest apologies to Adele that her big moment was cut short tonight due to the live show over-running...
"We don't want this to undermine her incredible achievement in winning her incredible award... it tops off what's been an incredible year for her."
ITV said in their statement: "The Brits is a live event, sadly the programme was over-running and we had to move on. We would like to apologise to Adele for the interruption."
Speaking of the incident after the ceremony, Corden was still upset about have to terminate Adele's speech, saying: "I just feel bad about having to cut Adele off. I really don't understand quite why I was made to, but it's not a very nice way to end.
"I was having the best night of my life but then I had to cut Adele off before she had a chance to say thank you - she's the biggest star in the world."
Backstage, Adele later addressed why she stuck her middle finger up, claiming: "That was for the suits at the Brit Awards, not my fans. I'm sorry if I offended anyone but the suits offended me."
According to The Sun, the Rolling In The Deep singer was said to be 'seething' and apparently stormed out of London's O2 Arena when the event was over.