Karl Lagerfeld: Adele “A Little Too Fat” and Lana Del Rey “Beautiful” With “Implants”


Karl Lagerfeld was at Metro’s Paris office on Monday acting as guest editor, and the fashion icon took a few minutes to share his thoughts on the news of the day.

That’s when things got interesting.

Asked about up-and-coming singer Lana del Rey, who was lambasted for her recent “Saturday Night Live” performance, Chanel‘s creative director said, “I prefer Adele and Florence Welch. But as a modern singer [del Rey] is not bad. She looks very much like a modern-time singer.”

Added Lagerfeld, “In her photos she is beautiful. Is she a construct with all her implants? She’s not alone with implants.”

“The thing at the moment is Adele,” observed the designer, adding, “She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice.”


Lagerfeld was also asked about President Obama, and said he deserves to be reelected “especially because of Mrs. [Michelle] Obama.

“I’m a big fan of Mrs. Obama – and her face, I think, is magical. He [Obama] would not be there without her,” explained Lagerfeld.

“Mrs. Obama is not a fashion statement, but she has other things to do,” continued Lagerfeld. “My favorite thing about Mrs Obama was when she was asked if her skirt was not too tight and she answered “Why you don’t like my big black a**?”

He concluded, “I want Obama to win because there is nothing better anyway, and especially because of her.”

What do you think of Lagerfeld’s opinions?

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