The One Direction singer hates small spaces
The claustrophobic singer, 20, endured a four-minute stay in the elevator as he and seven other revellers tried to go between floors at a celeb-packed after party.
‘Security were frantically trying to get the lift working again but the emergency alarm was down and it simply wouldn’t budge,’ a source tells the Daily Mirror.
‘Everyone was trapped and getting increasingly hot and bothered.’
Niall may have felt extra-vulnerable during the scary incident as he’s currently on crutches while recovering from a knee operation he underwent last month.
Unfortunately for the Irish star, this isn’t the first time he’s had lift trouble in recent months – he had a similar issue in Milan, Italy last December.
‘Needed a few minutes to myself ! 8 of us got stuck in a tiny lift ! Well I was freakin out! My heart is still thumping now!’ Tweeted Niall shortly afterwards.
‘That wasn’t fun! Claustrophobia is a terrible thing! and people tellin ya t calm down is worse hahha.’
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