Adele's hilarious reaction to mosquitoes during Australian tour video

Adele is attacked by a scourge of mosquitoes during her Brisbane concert.

We've learned two things about Adele over the weekend: that the award-winning artist is in fact married to her longterm partner, and that she is very, very afraid of bugs. 

While introducing her song Skyfall - written for the 2012 James Bond film of the same name - the award-winning artist stopped mid-sentence and let out a petrified scream. 

"There's a bug on me!" she shouted, swiping the air. "I'm sorry, I'm not Australian - I don't like bugs!" 

Adele was swooped upon by a Brisbane mosquito.
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Adele was swooped upon by a Brisbane mosquito.

The Grammy-award winning singer then retreated, running to the other side of the stage.

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"It was sucking my blood," she explained to an amused audience. Then, she glanced at the ground and realised what she'd done.

"Oh no, I've hurt him, oh s...," she said. "Sorry. Are you OK?"

The culprit? A Brisbane mosquito. 

But a second or two after identifying her attacker, Adele was set upon by several more flying creepy-crawlies. 

"What should I do?" she asked the crowd. "Oh, his friend's come to help him out. They're everywhere! They're all trying to kill me! Oh, how embarrassing."

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Never one to shy away from swearing (she did, after all, swear at the Grammys after stuffing up her George Michael tribute), Adele let fly with an f-bomb before regaining some composure. 

"Oh my god, oh my god, I need to get my breath back. That scared the life out of me. What were we talking about?

"There's a graveyard of bugs up here, so let's get on with the song before they kill me." 

 - Sydney Morning Herald

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