Adele's 1-year-old son, Angelo Adkins, won five figures in a privacy case against a photo agency that published photos of the lad's "milestone moments," according to multiple reports.

That's pretty good. Only a year old and the kid can already retire.

The 26-year-old British singer and partner Simon Konecki sued Corbis Images U.K. Limited after it made available to British tabloids photos of their baby, who was born in October 2012.

Lawyers for the "Rolling in the Deep" singer said Wednesday in London's High Court that Adele doesn't want her son to become "public property."

"It is a matter of profound sadness that many of his milestone moments, such as his first family outing and his first trip to playgroup, were photographed and published worldwide expressly against his family's wishes," said Adele's solicitor, Jenny Afia, according to BBC News. "These images were taken during private, recreational time unconnected with professional or public engagements. They represent a clear infringement of our client's right to privacy."

Right. Get off that kid's lawn.

The photos were taken in June and November 2013. Corbis Images U.K. Limited has agreed to pay damages and legal costs to Angelo and won't use the pictures again.


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"The parents' view is that these images were of routine, everyday family occasions, which the paparazzi has no right to intrude upon, profit from and file away in picture libraries for future reference and use," Afia said.

Right. Besides, publishing thousands of routine pictures of kids doing unremarkable things is what Facebook is for.

Afia said Angelo's parents will be "holding the damages on trust."

"Adele and Simon are pleased this matter has been resolved," Afia said. "They continue to do all they can to protect Angelo's rights in relation to the paparazzi, including taking legal action where necessary ... They will also continue efforts to improve the laws relating to paparazzi and children generally, building on the successful campaign Adele helped fund in California resulting in far stricter harassment laws."

She later said, "The children of famous parents are not celebrities. The law can, will and should protect them."

Tony Hicks provides celebrity commentary for the Bay Area News Group. Contact him at Facebook.com/BayAreaNewsGroup.TonyHicks or Twitter.com/insertfoot.