Zayn Malik has thanked fans because of their support following a severe panic or anxiety attack forced him to cancel his first live U.K. performance.
The former One Direction singer have been billed hitting the stage for the Capital FM Summertime Ball at London’s Wembley Stadium on Saturday night, but he disappointed gig-goers by extracting at late notice.
As festival organisers broke this news to fans for the venue, Zayn accepted social media to try to explain himself in a very candid, lengthy note.
“I flew to the UK the other day to appear around my home country when in front of my family, friends above all, my UK fans,” he wrote. “Unfortunately, my anxiety which has haunted me throughout the last quarter or so around live performances has become the better of me…together with the magnitude from the event, I have suffered the worst anxiety of my career.”
She singer proceeded to apologise for letting his fans down whenever they had patiently waited to find out him perform, but promised to restore up to them when he could.
“I know those that suffer anxiety will understand and I hope individuals who don’t can empathize with my situation,” he added.
According to concertgoers, the boos Zayn received following your announcement were “deafening” and a lot of ticketholders left prior to the last act with the night, Tinie Tempah, took to happens to close the show, that have also featured sets by Craig David, Little Mix, Ariana Grande, and Nick Jonas.
Despite everyone else disappointment, other fans latched onto Twitter.com to share with you sympathetic messages together with the star, including his on/off girlfriend Gigi Hadid, who praised her beau for his strength over the trying time.
“Z – I’ve seen the battles you’re going through and exactly how you fight to be able to a place that permits you to get up there for the fans,” she wrote. “Your bravery then though makes me proud, your honesty last week proved what you’re exactly about, being real. Human recognizes human. You made the best with the situation and still have given your fans a chance to understand you best as a performer.
“Those who is able to find compassion have become the ones that need to watch you expanding. We are all here to back up you and make each experience easier. Your talent and good heart won’t lead you wrong.”
“Love you and also so proud of you always. xG,” she concluded.
The ex-boyband member returned to Twitter.com ahead of time Sunday to state his gratitude for Gigi and the fans with regards to tireless support.
“Thank you for the kind messages of support,” he wrote. “It means a great deal.”
The concert cancellation occurred per day after Zayn was spotted in public places with Gigi in New York City the very first time since splitting with the start in the month. The young stars were thought to have called time on the romance, which began in November , on 2 June, but sources claimed they reconciled days later, and also the pair proved it had been back on on Friday as Gigi and Zayn were photographed leaving the model’s Big Apple apartment.