I have to admit, I didn't hear the National Anthem during the opening of the Super Bowl. But I did hear the talk about it on morning news shows and the radio during my drive to work this morning. One article on CBSNews.com suggested she might have suffered from stage fright, or performance anxiety. Although the writer admits he doesn't know what caused the missed words in the song, he says stage fright is one possible cause.
As many of our members and readers know, anxiety can attack at any time and in any place. Even those who are often on stage can suddenly get stage fright. In the past, we have talked about some people who have admitted in public to their performance anxiety:
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Published On: February 07, 2011