A phone call between Ellen DeGeneres and Adele actually inspired the singer’s new song, “Hello,” according to the daytime host. And she has the video to prove it.
DeGeneres spoofed her way into a mashup of Adele’s popular clip, which included a back-and-forth exchange of DeGeneres telling Adele she can’t hear her, and that she should hurry up.
“It might be easier to hear you if you stop playing that piano,” DeGeneres said. “Seriously, speed it up. I’m kind of in a hurry. Just get to the point.”
While trying to make sense of Adele’s phone call, the comedian gets another phone call from Drake, who says “You used to call me on my cellphone.” DeGeneres tries to get Adele off the phone to talk to Drake, but finds out both of the singers hung up on her.
But not a lot of time passes before DeGeneres gets another call on her ancient brick phone. This time, it’s Lionel Richie, who asks, “Hello — is it me you’re looking for?”