Popular co-host of the radio program "The Breakfast Club" Charlamagne Tha God says that he has been plagued by anxiety his whole life. He says it wasn’t until he started therapy that he learned what may be causing his behavior. He also says that was the inspiration for his new book, Shook One.

TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Conflict so big it needs a Dr. Phil solution?

In an interview with Dr. Phil airing Thursday, Charlamagne Tha God shares how his fear has propelled him to success.

“I use the fear as fuel,” he says. “When I have panic attacks, I get so scared that I gotta go do something.”

WATCH: How Charlamagne Tha God Says His Anxiety Inspired His Newest Book, 'Shook One'

Hear more from Charlamagne Tha God in the video above.

This episode airs Thursday. Watch more here.



Charlamagne Tha God, Co-Host Of iHeartRadio's 'The Breakfast Club' And Best-Selling Author, Speaks With Dr. Phil