Robbie Williams 44, the “Angels” and “Let Me Entertain You” singer, has previously admittedly to battling with anxiety and depression. He has also spoken of alcohol and drug abuse. Williams was recently interviewed on BBC Radio 2, where he said he believes that he may have Asperger's Syndrome. The syndrome falls as part of the Autism spectrum disorder and is a mental state that can affect a person’s social skills. Williams said there is something missing in him and that he has “big blind spots.” He famously gave the middle finger to the very public camera in Moscow, Russia while performing at the opening of the World Cup.

BBC Radio 2 interviews Robbie Williams

Williams explained during the interview that he may have “Asperger’s or autism.” He said he didn’t know which spectrum he is on, but that he is on something. Williams went on to admit that it is quite hard work being in his own head. He says he has an addiction, interesting compulsion or mental illness. The singer went on to say that he would have the same condition, whether he was the pop star Robbie Williams or a labourer.

Other highly visible people with Asperger's Syndrome

As reported by the Evening Standard, the singer is the second, well-known person to come up with the subject of Asperger's Syndrome within the last day or so.

Niall Aslam, who was formerly a contestant on “Love Island,” mentioned that he had been affected by the syndrome. He posted on Instagram to explain why he left the “Love Island” villa after only one week. Aslam said he had been suffering and unable to find the voice to talk about his problem. He went on to say that he had not acknowledged a huge fact in his life which led him to leave the villa and accept his condition.

Niall had been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome as a young child but had kept the knowledge within his family.

However, interesting to note and as reported on Blasting News, a contestant on “America’s Got Talent” a similar social condition, Tourette Syndrome. The American standup comedian, Samuel Comroe uses his condition successfully during his comedy act to hilarious effect.

Robbie Williams and his family

Robbie Williams is married to 39-year-old Ayda Field, an American actress and they have two children, a daughter Teddy, 5 and three-year-old Charlton. The Independent reports the singer made a surprise appearance on stage in Amsterdam on Thursday, teaming up with fellow popular British singer, Ed Sheeran.