Selena Gomez Reportedly Had Panic Attack Before AMAs

November 26, 2019
Selena Gomez attends the Prada Resort 2019 fashion show on May 4, 2018 in New York City.

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A source close to Selena Gomez tells People that the singer had a panic attack before hitting the stage for her AMA performance on Sunday, and that it "threw her off. She did sound better at rehearsal.” The source continued, confirming "she definitely had a panic attack. She was nervous. She hasn’t been on stage in two years, and it’s an important song in her career,” adding that the star, "really wanted to deliver.” Gomez sang her two new songs “Lose You to Love Me” and “Look at Her Now,” and has faced some criticism for her performance. The source says Gomez was later able to settle down and enjoy her big night. “She had fun afterwards with her friends and family and was in good spirits,” they said.