by Maura Brannigan
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The latest gossip swirling around the beauty industry is that Adele just rejected a £12 million offer (equatable to $19 million) from L'Oréal to replace British songstress Cheryl Cole as the brand's new face. As for why, well, your guess is as good as ours.
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"L'Oréal was in negotiations for the deal with Adele and it looked to be happening-but she just changed her mind on it," an all-knowing insider told Perez Hilton. "L'Oréal is gobsmacked that she turned down such a huge amount."
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The acclaimed singer-songwriter is constantly applauded for her picture-perfect, Old Hollywood beauty choices (i.e. that signature red lip), so we're a bit floored that she hasn't frontlined a major beauty campaign yet. But with a recent mega-offer like L'Oréal's having been pushed aside, it's clear Adele must be choosing to focus on her music, and her music alone. And speaking of which, the 25-year-old is hard at work on a yet unnamed third album, which we await very, very eagerly.