There's a Perfectly Logical Explanation for Adele's Flip Phone in 'Hello'
#FlipPhoneFreakOut is officially dead.
If you're like me, you've probably balled your eyes out and mourned past relationships while watching Adele's record-breaking video for "Hello" over and over again. The queen of power ballads sort of has this way of doing that to you, no? And, if you're like me, you probably gave the sniffles a pause to let out a snotty chuckle at the sight of Adele's outdated flip phone. Behold:
But why, Adele? Do you want us to believe this music video takes place somewhere
in 2008? Was that an important year for you? Is there a simple explanation as to why you're not product placing more, shall we say, modern devices instead?
But there is a simple explanation? Video director Xavier Dolan, take it away!
Don't get it? Allow him to expand:
#FlipPhoneFreakOut is over, people. Now can we move on to more pressing matters?
Don't even get us started on the phone Lionel Richie's rocking.