Adele sets off on world tour with her therapist in tow as she waves goodbye to partner Simon
Published 28/02/2016 | 12:22
Adele will be supported on her world tour by her therapist, who will work with the star to conquer her ever present stage-fright and performance anxiety.
The Hello singer will leave her London base with her son Angelo (3) on a three month tour without her boyfriend Simon Konecki.
The actress’ partner, who is at the helm of a water charity, revealed that her will visit his young son “as an when” he is able to throughout the tour.
The actress has hired a therapist to help her cope with her anxiety issues throughout the duration of the tour.
A source told The Daily Star on Sunday: “Adele may be the biggest star in the world right now but she has always been open about suffering stage fright and the problem at the Grammy’s hasn’t helped. As with many parents, her anxiety has increased since having a child and it’s something she is constantly battling.
“The more success she has the more anxious she gets – like she’s frightened she won’t live up to the hype.
“She loves her work but from an emotional aspect, the thought of spending nine months battling nerves while touring, coupled with her fear of flying, is not something she is jumping with joy at, so she’s putting plans in place to beat the demons.”
“The coach will be on stand-by constantly as a go-to person to talk to her and teach her coping mechanisms and techniques to stop the panic before it stops her,” the source said.
The singer revealed that she cried for hours in the aftermath of the Grammy Awards, after a technical fault left her sounding off key.
Previously Adele admitted she hates touring.
“One show in Amsterdam I was so nervous I escaped out of the fire exit. I don’t like touring. I have anxiety attacks a lot,” she said.