In a video shared on social media, the Canadian singer announces that he suffers from Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, which afflicts part of his face.
Singer Justin Bieberwho has just canceled two concert dates in Toronto, Canada, announced on his Instagram account on Friday that he was suffering from a rare syndrome that paralyzes one side of his face, forcing him to cancel the rest of his tour. .
“Hello everyone (…) as you can see on my face, I have this syndrome called Ramsay Hunt,” the world star explained in a video posted on her account to 240 million subscribers.
“There’s a complete paralysis on this side of my face,” the Canadian continues, showing that he can only blink with one eye, or only smile on one side of his mouth.
“So for those who are frustrated with the cancellations of my next shows, I’m just not physically able to do them. It’s pretty serious as you can see,” the 28-year-old singer adds.
A tour postponed twice
While his Justice World Tour was scheduled to take place on Monday and Tuesday in New York, at the famous Madison Square Garden, and then on several dates in the United States before leaving for Europe, Justin Bieber gave no indication on a resumption of his tour.
It had already been postponed twice due to the pandemic, and the cancellation of concerts in Toronto has angered some fans on social media.
The Canadian singer had been named in eight categories at the Grammy Awards this year but had not won any awards. He has received two of them throughout his career.
Ramsay Hunt Syndrome is a complication of shingles that occurs when a flare-up touches the facial nerve near one ear. In addition to facial paralysis, it can lead to hearing loss.
The “Peaches” singer said he was doing facial exercises and taking time to “rest and relax and come back 100%.”