There is worrying news for Zayn Malik fans this afternoon.The former 1D star has been forced to cancel an upcoming appearance in Dubai over his anxiety issues, admitting he’s not yet confident to perform.
Zayn issued a statement to fans who’d bought tickets for the event on 7 October, explaining his reasons for not appearing at the show.
He wrote: “I have been working over the last three months to overcome my extreme anxiety around major live solo performances I feel I am making progress but I have today acknowledged that I do not feel sufficiently confident to move forward with the planned show in Dubai in October.
“I am assured that all tickets will be refunded. I am truly sorry to disappoint you. I hope to see you all soon. Thank you to all my fans who support me globally.” The star previously withdrew from Capital’s Summertime Ball just hours before he was due to perform, citing his haunting anxiety.