Adele is 24-years-old, has won another Grammy, now an Oscar, and what have you done so far this year? Oh, you filed your taxes a month early? Wow, congratulations! Go ahead, give yourself a pat on the back now. Do it with two hands while you're at it since neither is holding an Oscar or a Grammy at the moment...
Following Adele's Oscar no-brainer snag for Best Original Song for "Skyfall" last night, it means she's now officially on her way to securing that coveted EGOT status—industry jargon for "Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony," an honor that's only been achieved by 14 talents in history, notably Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks, Whoopi Goldberg, Liza Minnelli and Barbra Streisand...soon to include Adele?
When asked how she plans to get that Emmy in the future, Adele said, "I don't know, maybe I'll do an HBO special like Beyoncé did," followed by a cackling laugh, the kind of laugh emitted by those set on complete and total world domination.
Truthfully, this doesn't sound like such a bad idea. Personally, I'd love to see a 90-minute behind-the-scenes film devoted to Adele, if the realness of her "thank you" speeches indicate anything.
A Tony will require a little more creativity, though. "Maybe one day someone might want to do a musical," she said, just don't expect her to sit in a spotlight and feign acting. "Oh no, it's not really my kind of a thing, [starring in] a musical. No offense!"
As she's proven in little to no time, Adele has the chops for an entertainment takeover. Her wins also make for a pretty good litmus test regarding what kinds of people you may be considering to have over at your next party: If you don't crack a smile during an Adele awards acceptance speech, you're not invited.