LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 05: Singer Adele performs on stage during her North American tour at Staples Center on August 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BT PR)

Adele says she's 'off to have a baby' after finishing US tour

British singer Adele, wrapping up the U.S. leg of the "Adele Live" tour, joked that she is "off to have a baby."

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During a Monday concert at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, the 28-year-old musician said she was proud of herself for having completed the American portion of the tour and that she would be taking a break for "a couple of years."

"Give it up for my band! Give it up for me! I did it! I'll see you on the other side," Adele told the audience. "In a couple of years, I'll be back, and you won't be able to get rid of me."

After the concert, she took to Instragram to share a photo of a congratulatory banner that her son made for her. 

"I just finished my 107 shows in 10 months. 100 percent live every night. I smashed it, even if I do say so myself. You lot have been incredible, every night you've been so beautiful, loving and engaged," she wrote. "My band and my crew, you made the whole thing turn. And my beautiful family made it easy for me to do."

Adele, who was open about her postpartum depression after the birth of her son in 2012, told an audience in St. Paul, Minnesota, in July that she doesn't think she wants to have another child.

But during a Nashville concert in October, she revealed that she was having mixed feelings. 

"My son is about to turn 4 very, very soon," she said at the time. "I'm starting to get very emotional about it because I feel like once they turn 4, they're not really your actual baby anymore. So my womb is starting to ache a little bit. It's like, 'Baby, baby, baby. Need a baby, need a baby.'"

During the same stop, the singer said she "won't get pregnant until the end of the tour."

It's unclear how much time Adele will spend out of the spotlight after she finishes her tour overseas, but she said her hiatus won't be "as long" as the four-year one that she took between 2011 and 2015.

"My kid is starting school, you see," she told the St. Paul audience in July. "Hence why I'm so busy trying to get all my shows out of the way. I don't think I'll be away for as long." 

The "Hello" singer has also said that she would not hesitate to pull out of any opportunities that took time away from her son and his father.

"All of my relationships are more important to me than any tour I'll ever do," she said. 

Read more at E! News.

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