Ellie Goulding Opens Up About A Serious Health Issue

Ellie Goulding has become known for being a major fitness addict.

So it must have been pretty devastating for the singer, 28, to learn that she’s going to have to take a breather from the gym due to health issues.

Ellie’s revealed that she’s been putting herself at risk by keeping up her exercise schedule while suffering from a heart condition – and now she’s had to totally transform her routine.

Ellie Goulding Ellie Goulding has become known for being a gym bunny


‘I found out I have this heart thing and I need to get it checked out. I’m fine, it’s actually something someone discovered last year but I never got it checked out. Which is terrible, I have been playing with my life,’ Ellie tells Perth Now.

‘It’s nice to know you actually can’t go to the gym, you’re not allowed. So I have been very relaxed, I have been chilling and not being as militant about what I eat.’

See: Did Dougie Poynter Just Diss Girlfriend Ellie Goulding?

Ellie had previously alluded to the condition on Twitter, opening up about being ‘unwell’ while gigging in Australia over the weekend.

Ellie Goulding Ellie Goulding isn’t being as militant about what she eats


She told fans on Saturday: ‘Considering I had no voice yesterday and a sleepless night because of the meds I would say it’s been a good day 🙂 thanks for the love x.

‘I give 100% in my performances even when people don’t give much back. My fans know that. That’s because I love what I do so much. :).

‘Truth be told I’ve been unwell the past week and I could do with a long spell chill but I was determined to give everything for Oz today.’

See: Ellie Goulding Hits Back After Being Accused Of Miming

Ellie Goulding Ellie Goulding denied lip synching in Australia at the weekend


Ellie was also forced to hit back after being accused of lip-synching during a pre-show performance at Melbourne’s AFL Grand Final.

‘Love it when people think I lip sync, what a rad compliment 🙂 Now where does one find a good veggie restaurant in Melbs?’ she Tweeted.

We LOVE the sass, Ellie. And we hope you’re feeling okay.