Lebanese singer Elissa has said she is “feeling better” after collapsing on stage during her concert on Friday at Global Village.
— Elissaians (@elissaians) February 2, 2018
The singer posted a message on her Twitter saying: “I am feeling better. Nothing serious don’t worry! This concert will definitely be memorable! I love you all.”
Thank you for all my fellow artists and friends who tweeted for me. Your compassion helped me recover and I felt blessed to read your comments. It means a lot 🙏🏻 love u all ❤— Elissa (@elissakh) February 3, 2018
She further added: “Thank u for all your well wishes! I love to keep my dubai concerts memorable. Joke aside, I’m healthy thank u for ur support [sic].”
Thank u for all your well wishes! I love to keep my dubai concerts memorable 😂. Joke aside, im healthy thank u for ur support— Elissa (@elissakh) February 3, 2018
I am feeling better. Nothing serious don’t worry! This concert will definitely be memorable! I love you all— Elissa (@elissakh) February 3, 2018
Fans of the popular singer expressed their shock and disbelief as they watched their idol falling down mid-performance, with Mediene Fergani writing: “I just had a heart attack, what is going on @elissakh hope you’re okay Queen #Elissa.”
A Twitter fan group of the singer posted a video on Twitter showing the moment Elissa collapsed before she was carried off stage.
Following the incident, artists including Nancy Ajram, Myriam Fares and Carole Samaha posted messages wishing 45-year-old a speedy recovery.
@elissakh Hope you are feeling better today— Myriam Fares (@myriamfares) February 3, 2018
A statement from the organisers wasn’t available at the time.