Celine Dion, renowned for her iconic hits like ‘My Heart Will Go On’ and ‘All by Myself,’ is currently grappling with excruciating pain and severe mobility limitations due to her health condition.
The 55-year-old ‘Queen of Power Ballads’ has a remarkable musical career spanning 43 years, during which she has sold over 220 million albums worldwide and earned prestigious awards, including six Grammy Awards and two Academy Awards for Best Original Song.
Since 2019, Dion had been on tour, delighting her fans around the world. Regrettably, she had to cancel her European tour dates due to her battle with an incurable health condition.
In a heart-wrenching Instagram post in December of the previous year, the former Eurovision winner courageously revealed her diagnosis of Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS).
Speaking candidly, Dion shared, “I’ve been dealing with problems with my health for a long time and it’s been really difficult for me to face my challenges and to talk about everything that I’ve been going through.” She continued, “Unfortunately, these spasms affect every aspect of my daily life, sometimes causing difficulties when I walk and not allowing me to use my vocal cords to sing the way I’m used to.”
SPS is a rare neurological disorder with characteristics resembling an autoimmune disease. As time passes, it gradually immobilizes the body, forcing it into rigid postures and abnormal positions. The condition often results in a hunched-over and stiffened posture, eventually rendering individuals unable to walk or speak.
Despite ongoing treatments aimed at slowing its progression, SPS remains an incurable condition.
Insiders close to the artist now suggest that Dion’s deteriorating health might prevent her from touring in the future. According to an alleged source speaking to Radar Online, Dion is currently facing extreme mobility challenges.
The source revealed, “Celine is in an enormous amount of pain. She has the best medical team money can buy but things aren’t looking good. Her disease is incurable. And as hard she’s worked at it with doctors and therapists, she simply isn’t getting better.”
In recent reports, it has been stated that Dion has sold her Las Vegas mansion, valued at around $30 million, to return to Canada and spend time with her family during this difficult period.
Amid her personal crisis, Dion is fortunate to have the unwavering support of her family. Fans of the singer have taken to social media to express their heartfelt support.
One supporter writes, “I hope Celine Dion’s health improves.” Another adds, “I’m so sorry to see this happening to her. She has a beautiful voice. Prayers for her that she will continue in a positive way throughout her life.”
An empathetic commenter shares, “My heart breaks for this incredibly beautiful lady!! No one deserves this pain!! I love Celine and pray she can get some relief from this terrible disease.”