TikTok star Evie Field re-lives 'amazing' night at the Brit Awards - and how she overcame a seizure to make it there

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A social media star has re-lived the incredible experience of being at the Brit Awards – and how a seizure almost ruined it all.

Evie Field, from Durham, was at the mega night where she got to see celebrities such as Adele, Ed Sheeran, and Jordan and Perri from Diversity.

Evie, who wants to tell the world about her life with Tourette’s syndrome, was at the event as a guest of You Tube who she has been working with. She described the O2 Arena experience in London as ‘amazing. The room felt very alive.”

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She added: “We were quite near the front and a lot of celebrities were in front of us. We were quite close to Olivia Rodrigo who won an award, and Kate from Line of Duty. We were quite excited to see her as my whole family has binge watched Line of Duty.”

Evie Field.Evie Field.
Evie Field.

But Evie’s night came just hours after she had a health scare at a London theatre.

She explained that she had been to see a show the day before the awards, but Evie said: “It was just when it started and the lights went down. I went into a seizure and was pretty out of it for the rest of the show.”

"I was a bit worried that I would not be able to make it to the Brit Awards but I managed and didn’t have any more seizures.”

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The 21-year-old, who has more than 14 million followers on TikTok, shares her experiences of a daily struggle with tics and seizures from Functional Neurological Disorder on social media under the names of This Trippy Hippie and Evie Meg.

Evie at the Brit Awards.Evie at the Brit Awards.
Evie at the Brit Awards.

She said that she had suffered a number of seizures at the start of this year but that is not stopping her from taking up some amazing opportunities to spread awareness.

She said attending the Brit Awards had been a ‘bit of a push’ because of her health but she added: “I didn’t want to miss this opportunity.”

Next on her agenda is a speech which Evie has been asked to give to the EU Commission in Luxembourg in May.

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"It is about Tourette’s and disability in the workplace and how we can be a bit more inclusive.”

She added; “I am really excited. It is so out of my comfort zone. It will mean standing on a podium. It is scary but I am really grateful for the opportunities and I would not miss them.”

Evie started her social media posts for fun in 2016, but interest took off. At one point, her TikTok following grew by one million fans in just two days.

In the last year, she has published her first book called My Nonidentical Twin and it tells of Evie’s daily struggle with tics and seizures which are debilitating and often dangerous. They leave her dizzy, sweating and often bruised.

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On her social media posts, fans have seen her repeatedly punch herself. She sometimes swears, or makes sounds she can't control.

Fans have also started clubs in tribute to Evie and her fan base is huge in countries such as the USA.

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