Radio 4 interview that he feared his career was over. MORE: Country music icon Toby Keith's fans pray for him amid cancer diagnosisThe musician shared that he began experiencing panic attacks and stage fright when appearing on stage in Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat.
He appeared in the show following a lull in his career in the 80s and worried he wouldn’t be good enough in the production. Donny Osmond became famous as a child star alongside his siblings"I didn't want my career to fail again," he said. "I had to be perfect.
If I didn't give a perfect performance people would walk out of the theatre saying 'it wasn’t worth the price. '"MORE: Tim McGraw reveals he was left concussed by wife Faith Hill – detailsREAD: Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's daughter's PCOS diagnosis - all we knowDonny previously shared his experiences of anxiety, saying: "There are times I remember before I walked on stage where if I had the choice of walking on stage or dying, I would have chosen death. "Of his panic attacks, the star said: "I thought I was actually going crazy in my mind. Donny Osmond appears on the stage in various guises "I remember shaking in bed, and I just, I couldn't get out of bed.