The last year and over of the pandemic has placed even more emphasis on mental health, and although Miley Cyrus has performed thousands of shows over the years, she revealed during her performance at the Milwaukee Summerfest on Friday night ( September 17) that she had felt a panic attack. I am coming.
The singer paused her performance between songs to address the audience, revealing that just earlier in the set she told her drummer and music director Stacy Jones that she felt she was having a panic attack. . But rather than let him take control, she felt that by taking a moment to approach him with the audience, maybe she could get through it.
After revealing that she felt the panic attack coming, the singer told the crowd: “Like everyone else, for a year and a half, I have been locked up and isolated and it is very amazing to be there. back to a place that feels like second nature. Before, being on stage made me feel like home, and that’s no longer the case due to the time I spent home locked up . And it’s very drastic. “
She went on to add that the pandemic was “surprising and terrifying” and that “coming out of it is also slightly terrifying.” So I just wanted to be honest with how I’m feeling. Because I think being honest about it then makes me less afraid. “
A fan-shot video of her confession on stage can be seen below, but Cyrus has continued to speak beyond what is seen in the video. “Last year kind of removed that divide, that curtain, and we’re allowing people to see us in our most vulnerable, most isolated, most hurt, most frightened states,” Cyrus said during his speech. five-minute speech, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “And I think that’s something really empowering… I think being honest it scares me less. I’m getting used to being back on stage, but there’s nowhere else I can. would rather be. “
After the opening moment with the audience, Cyrus completed his 19-song set which included a mix of his earlier pop hits and his more modern rock material from the Plastic hearts album.
Cyrus has made more and more inroads into the rock world over the past two years, bringing Joan Jett and Billy Idol as guests on the Plastic hearts album and delivering a star-studded cover of Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” for the band Blacklist together.