British singer and songwriter, Sam Smith, opened up about his battle with depression and anxiety while on tour in South Africa.
In a post on Monday on Instagram Smith said he was experiencing a lot of anxiety and shared a video of a local fan singing along to one of his songs, which he said helped to cheer him up.
“My anxiety has been really intense the last few days and my friend sent me this video and it has cheered me up so much!! Whoever you are, I wish we could’ve met last night!! You are wonderful xx thank you for coming to the show”, said Smith.
The 26-year-old is currently on his Thrill of it All tour which includes two concerts in Johannesburg and three in Cape Town.
In the second post, he added: “The last week, or so I’ve been doing these incredible shows, and from my pics, I look super happy and calm and collected, and I am happy, and sometimes I am calm. But the last few weeks my anxiety has been SO F#CKING INTENSE!! I can’t even begin to explain…(sic)”
The 26-year-old then went on to detail his coping mechanisms – which included reading and exercise – but was careful to mention that different t
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