Zendaya opened up about her battle with anxiety on Tuesday via her website. In the blog post, the singer revealed that it all began after a 2013 performance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” where she had to sing “Replay” without a working mic pack. “It wasn’t my best performance and I’ve never let myself live that down,” Zendaya wrote.
Three years later the singer was able to perform live again with R&B singer Mario on ABC’s “Greatest Hits.” By taking a step back and focusing on her acting career, Zendaya admitss that she was able bury her anxiety and “slowly built [her] confidence back up.”
Ready Zendaya’s full blog post here and watch Zendaya’s 2013 performance below.
(Photo credit: Zendaya Instagram account)