Just as soon as Adele stepped off the stage after singing the Oscar-winning theme from "Skyfall," she kicked off her sparkly Louboutin platforms.
"I'm sorry. (Forget) that," she said, flinging the shoes onto the floor. A stagehand quickly swooped them up.
"I'd pick them up but I can't bend over," she said, motioning toward her tight beaded dress.
— Sandy Cohen — http://www.twitter.com/APSandy .
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