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Chasing endorsements: Clinton, Trump tangle over British pop star Adele's support


“I am 100% for Hillary Clinton. I love her, she’s amazing.”

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2016 file photo shows Adele onstage at the Brit Awards 2016 at the 02 Arena in London. NFL and Pepsi said Monday they have had several conversations with artists about performing at the Super Bowl, but said they haven’t formally asked Adele or any other musicians to appear. The British singer told an audience Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at her Los Angeles concert that she was asked to perform at the event. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)\n

British pop star Adele announced her support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at her concert in Miami on Tuesday.

“I am English, but what happens in America affects me too,” the songstress said during her concert in the critical battleground state. “I am 100 percent for Hillary Clinton. I love her, she’s amazing.”

Adele urged her fans not to support Republican nominee Donald Trump.

"Don't vote for him — that's what I'm saying," Adele said in one video captured by local Miami reporter Adam Kuperstein.

Clinton, who was in attendance, quickly seized upon the celebrity's comments.

Trump criticized his Democratic counterpart Wednesday for attending an Adele concert with less than two weeks until Election Day.

Responding to criticism that he had taken time off the campaign trail to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony at his new Trump hotel in Washington, D.C., the candidate argued that the press continues to treat him unfairly, since no one criticized Hillary Clinton for going to the Adele concert.

“Nobody complains when she goes to an Adele concert all night long, while I’m making two speeches at rallies with, you know, massive crowds,” Trump told ABC News's George Stephanopoulos at his hotel in Washington.

Jon Street contributed to this report.

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