Dion announced in December that he had been diagnosed with an incurable neurological disease that causes muscle stiffness and spasms. She said at the time that the medical condition had made it difficult for her to walk and sing.
His remaining European tour includes 42 shows in cities such as Amsterdam, Paris, London and Berlin, scheduled to resume this August through April 2024. Dion previously performed 52 concerts before pausing the tour in March 2020. Epidemic
“We hope that one day soon, Celine will be able to visit all of these cities in Europe for her amazing fans, but that time is not now,” Dion said in a statement.
What is Difficult Person Syndrome? Celine Dion reveals rare status.
Stiff-person syndrome experts say symptoms usually don’t affect a person’s lifespan and can be managed with treatment, but the disorder, which is believed to be an autoimmune disease, can cause pain. In some cases, it can affect the muscles used for speech and singing.
The Grammy Award-winning megastar, best known for “My Heart Will Go On” and other ’90s hits, recently filmed and recorded new songs for the Priyanka Chopra and Sam Heughan-starrer “Love Again,” a rom-com.
Dion concluded her message to her fans: “It’s not fair to you to keep postponing shows, and although it breaks my heart, it’s best to cancel everything now until I’m ready to get back on stage. I want you all to know that I’m not giving up…and I can’t wait to see you again!”