“There’s a rumor going round that I turned Beyoncé down which I would never be so disrespectful as to do,” Adele told Beats 1, according to E! “I’d never disrespect her like that. Obviously, like, Queen Bey ’til the day I die.”
While a collaboration won’t appear on Adele’s upcoming 25, which drops Friday, Adele’s clarification means we can continue to keep our fingers crossed for a duet at some point — maybe come Grammys?
Adele’s Bey fandom goes way back: MTV notes that in 2011, Adele explained, “I was about to meet Beyoncé and I had a full-blown anxiety attack. Then she popped in looking gorgeous, and said, ’You’re amazing! When I listen to you I feel like I’m listening to God.’”