Canadian singer Celine Dion, 54, took to Instagram to announce her serious health issues. She has been diagnosed with stiff person syndrome. The star suffers from pain and cannot sing.
Because of the illness, Celine Dion had to reschedule her spring tour from 2023 to 2024. She is walking off stage because the stiff person syndrome can progress and affect her facial muscles.
Celine Dion has been diagnosed with an incurable disease
"I've been dealing with problems with my health for a long time, and it's been really difficult for me to face these challenges and to talk about everything that I’ve been going through…It hurts me to tell you that I won’t be ready to restart my tour in Europe in February," Dion shared on Instagram.
She revealed that she has a great team of doctors to help her recover. Dion works hard every day with her sports medicine therapist because she dreams of getting back on stage. "All I can do is sing. It's what I've been doing all my life, and what I love doing most," the singer says.
However, now Dion can't sing, so she is canceling not only her February shows in Europe, but also her big spring tour, which was due to take place in 2023.
"It pains me to tell you this, but it means I'm not ready to resume my European tour in February. I always give 100 percent when I do my shows, but my condition doesn't allow me to do that now," the singer said with tears in her eyes.
As a reminder, Dion already put her career on hold in 2014. However, at that time it was not her, but her husband Rene Angelil who was ill. He died in 2016 of throat cancer, and the death of her brother Daniel two days after Renee passed away left the singer heartbroken.
Dion didn't return to the big stage until 2019 with her album Courage. It included hits with Sia, Sam Smith and Grammy winner David Guetta.
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