Zayn Malik has thanked fans because of their support following a severe panic and anxiety attack forced him to cancel his first live U.K. performance.
The former One Direction singer ended up being billed heading to the stage with 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 on the venue, Zayn popularized social media to try to explain himself in the candid, lengthy note.
"I flew in to the UK yesterday evening to appear within my home country looking at my family, friends above all, my UK fans," he wrote. "Unfortunately, my anxiety which has haunted me throughout the last month or two around live performances has got the better of me...together with the magnitude from the event, I have suffered the worst anxiety of my career."
She singer continued to apologise for letting his fans down once they had patiently waited to discover him perform, but promised making it up to them once he could.
"I know people who suffer anxiety will understand and I hope those that don't can empathize with my situation," he added.
According to concertgoers, the boos Zayn received following your announcement were "deafening" and several ticketholders left ahead of the last act on the night, Tinie Tempah, took to happens to close the show, that had also featured sets by Craig David, Little Mix, Ariana Grande, and Nick Jonas.
Despite the competition disappointment, other fans latched onto Twitter.com to express sympathetic messages using the star, including his on/off girlfriend Gigi Hadid, who praised her beau for his strength in the trying time.
"Z - I've seen the battles you are going through and how you fight to reach a place that permits you to get up there on your fans," she wrote. "Your bravery during this time period makes me proud, your honesty last week proved what you’re information about, being real. Human recognizes human. You made the best in the situation and have absolutely given your fans to be able to understand you must as a performer.
"Those who is able to find compassion have become the ones that need to watch you rising. We are all here to guide you and make each experience easier. Your talent and good heart can never 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 expressing his gratitude for Gigi with the exceptional fans for tireless support.
"Thank you for ones kind messages of support," he wrote. "It means lots."
The concert cancellation occurred every day after Zayn was spotted in public places with Gigi in New York City the first time since splitting with the start from the month. The young stars were believed to have called time on the romance, which began in November , on 2 June, but sources claimed they reconciled days later, plus the pair proved it turned out back on on Friday as Gigi and Zayn were photographed leaving the model's Big Apple apartment.