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Adele Invents Beyonce-Style Alter Ego

April 22, 2011 (10:28 pm) GMT
British soul sensation Adele has taken inspiration from Beyonce and adopted an alter ego to boost her confidence before hitting the stage.

The R&B superstar, unveiled her onstage persona on her 2008 album, "", and admits she's now followed in Beyonce's footsteps and come up with her own after a nerve-wracking meeting with her idol.

She tells Rolling Stone magazine, "I was about to meet Beyonce. I had a full-blown panic 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.'"

"I went out on the balcony crying hysterically, and I said, 'What would Sasha Fierce do?' That's when Sasha Carter was born."

Adele formed the moniker by combining Beyonce's Sasha Fierce with the name of 's wife, singer/actress June Carter.

Coincidentally, Beyonce's married name is Carter - she wed rap mogul Shawn '' Carter in 2008.

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