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13 August 2018, 13:24
The 'You Deserve Better' star tweeted details about his attack during his headliner set.
James Arthur was performing at a music festival in Portugal when he thought was going to die from anxiety attack.
He tweeted "I had an anxiety attack on stage in front of 12,000 people tonight and no one would've known."
"I thought I was gonna die on stage which is maybe the scariest thing I've ever experienced in my life it really made me appreciate my blessings, thanks for everyone for everything x" "
I had an anxiety attack on stage in front of 12,000 people tonight and no one would’ve known but I thought I was gunna die on stage which is maybe the scariest thing I’ve ever experienced in my life but it really made me appreciate my blessings, thanks everyone for everything x— James Arthur 🦉 (@JamesArthur23) August 11, 2018
After sharing his experience hundreds of fans rushed to praise his honesty and wished James well.
That sounds so awful, must have been terrifying but well done for carrying on, we all love you ❤️❤️❤️xxxxx— ♡ Eleanor ♡ (@EleanorArthur_x) August 11, 2018
Fair play to you, I’ve had anxiety attacks and struggled to move so how you managed to carry on with the show and keep 12,000 people unaware I have no idea. Keep talking about it too, it’s people like you who will change the world. Lots of love x— Hannah (@HannahDuffett_2) August 11, 2018
My heart just stopped when I’ve wrote this!— Jeanette ||JArmy🇩🇪🦉 (@JeanetteWeber17) August 11, 2018
I have to say you’re an inspiration and I respect you so much that you can talk so true about you’re mental health!
I’m so proud of you that you made through it and be PROUD of yourself!