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Lorde: "I Get Paralyzingly Nervous"

The Royals singer reveals her secret anxiety...

Lordehas revealed she gets incredibly “nervous” to the point she almost can’t move.

The teen singing sensation, who had a number one smash hit across the globe with her debut single Royals, confessed to Rolling Stone: "I get paralyzingly nervous a lot of times.” 

Her response to that nervousness, she explained, is “bravado," a reference to Kanye West’s song Dark Fantasy, in which he sings, “Me found bravery in my bravado.”

"The way I dress and carry myself, a lot of people find it intimidating.,” the sixteen-year old continued, adding that she began creating art at the tender age of two.

She was also still a toddler when she first started ignoring adults who tried to influence her work. “I think my whole career can be boiled down to the one word I always say in meetings: strength," she said.

In the interview, which hits newsstands on Friday, Lorde also revealed she regularly texts newfound bestie Taylor Swift (proving they’ve definitely buried the hatchet over that mini-feud) and opens up about her boyfriend, James Lowe.