Remember not long ago when someone put Karl Lagerfeld in front of a reporter for a Paris newspaper and he said a bunch of Lagerfeldian things, among them calling Adele fat? I don’t blame you if you’ve forgotten; after all, Karl’s verbal antics are so common that all the supposedly insulting things he’s said tend to blend together after a while. When the object of his mild derision is someone as universally beloved as British chanteuse Adele, though, the anecdote is too juicy not to repeat.
Rumor has it that Karl is actually capable for regretting things that he’s said, though, or at least regretting that they were “taken our of context.” (Please. We all know how Karl feels about fatties.) The Sun (a British tabloid, so this story very well may be a complete fabrication) reports that in order to smooth things over and perhaps woo Adele into fronting the Mademoiselle bag line after Blake Lively’s contract ends, Lagerfeld has apologized in the only way that really matters: He sent her a metric ton of Chanel handbags. (more…)