Lewis Capaldi fans finish song for him as he experiences Tourette's symptoms mid-show
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Lewis Capaldi fans have been praised for rallying around the singer as he appeared to suffer some tics as a result of his Tourettes while performing live on stage.
Capaldi is currently making his way across Europe as part of his world tour in the run up to the release of his new album Broken By Desire to be Heavenly Sent, but he appeared to be interrupted mid-track in his latest show:
Footage filmed by a concertgoer showed Capaldi performing his hit track 'Someone You Loved' in a spotlight on the stage, but he pulled his face away from the microphone as he coughed and appeared to experience a series of tics.
After singing a few more lines, the singer encouraged the crowd to take it away and listened as they continued belting out the lyrics.
A caption on the video reads: "Fans finishing off the song for Lewis as he was strugg[ling] with his Tourettes."
TikTok users praised fans for their support of the singer after footage from Capaldi's recent gig was shared online, with one commenting: "Humans humaning can be so healing to watch sometimes."
Another wrote: "Omg!!! I didn’t have clue he had Tourettes, I love him & everyone else loves him!!!! They all just carried on, how beautiful!!!!!!! Love love love."
"This is so beautiful. The support from the crowd means everything. So calming. AMAZING," added a third.
Capaldi first opened up about having Tourettes on social media last year, a few months after he received the diagnosis.
As he spoke out about his experiences, Capaldi said: "I raise my eyebrows quite a lot. I do this shoulder thing. I take these deep breaths every now and then.
"I thought I was dying because I am a hypochondriac, so I thought I had some degenerative disease. But I don't, so good news on that front."
Capaldi also told ITV's Lorraine that the diagnosis 'made a lot of sense' to him, adding: "I am quite a jittery individual. A lot of people think I am on drugs when they meet me."
The singer was described by fans as an 'ambassador' after revealing his diagnosis, prompting him to stress the importance of having support.
"Sometimes you feel you are alone in these things, and it is nice to just see that you are not so isolated in all this stuff," he said.
More than 300,000 children and adults in the UK are living with Tourettes.
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