Friday, June 21, 2024

Celine Dion cancels tour after neurological diagnosis


Celine Dion is canceling all of her upcoming tour dates to focus on her health.

“My Heart Will Go On” Singer said friday She is canceling the remaining dates of her Courage World Tour until April 2024 as she continues to be treated for an incurable neurological disorder.

Dion said, “I’m sorry to disappoint you all once again.” “I’m working really hard to build my strength back, but touring can be very difficult even when I’m at 100%.”

In December, Dion shared that she had been diagnosed with the rare neurological disorder Stiff-Person Syndrome, which is causing spasms that “affect every aspect of my daily life, sometimes causing difficulties when I walk.” and doesn’t allow me to use my vocal cords to sing the way I’m used to.” She said she “wouldn’t be ready” to resume her tour in February. On Friday, she told fans that it “isn’t fair to you” to keep her shows postponed, so it’s “best we cancel everything now until I’m ready to be back on stage again”. Go.”

According to neurologist Claire Riley of Columbia UniversityStiff-person syndrome “difficultly worsens and has a profound effect on ease of movement,” and it can be “severe and life-changing or even life-threatening.” There is no known cure.

But Dion’s announcement said that “we sincerely hope that someday soon,” she will be able to visit the cities she plans to stop on her tour, and she told fans, “I want all of you Let it be known, I’m not giving up… and I can’t wait to see you again!”