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Jess Glynne posts apology for cancelling festival last-minute due to anxiety

Jess Glynne has taken to Instagram to apologise to her fans, after she dropped out of a festival performance with minutes to go.
The 29-year-old musician was set to perform at the Isle of Wight Festival, when 10 minutes before her set it was cancelled.
The artist faced backlash online for the last minute change of plan, and took to Instagram to address the criticism while posting an apology.


“I am a human being and I can’t help that my body sometimes gives up on me. I am so so gutted, sorry and upset that I couldn’t perform yesterday,” she said.

“I came all the way I got ready and was about to head to stage but I just couldn’t do it. I was incredibly weak and full of anxiety.”


“The last thing I ever want to do is let people down, I am sorry to anyone who I upset it was not my intention.”

“I had to do what was right for my physical and mental health.”


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She continued her caption, which was posted with a picture of a plain black tile, saying:

“Kills me having to explain myself but I’ve just seen so much negativity online and in the press and it’s so frustrating and a load of bullsh*t.”

“I refuse to be made to feel like a bad person. I’m sure many of you out there haven’t been well a day in your life and not been able to go to work. Well, I’m no different to you.”

She rounded off her statement with a message of love for her supportive fans.


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