Adele Responds to Karl Lagerfeld's "Fat" Insult

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Singer, Adele has had a rough year but she is back!!

The singer’s will return to the stage on Feb. 12, her first public performance since vocal cord surgery in November.

But in this week’s cover story, PEOPLE goes inside Adele’s private world, chronicling how she triumphed over the heartbreak that inspired her emotional songs, a broken home and almost losing her voice.

Adele has been making headlines not only for her singing but for comments made by fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld where he called the singer “a little too fat.”

To that Adele said,

“I’ve never wanted tolook like models on the cover of magazines,” she says. “I represent the majority of women and I’m very proud of that.”

Also on this week’s cover of People:

- All about Demi Moore’s daughters

- Katherine McPhee the breakout star of Smash