Celine Dion’s sister, Claudette Dion, has shared an update on the iconic singer’s health, revealing her struggles following the diagnosis of stiff person syndrome. This rare and incurable neurological condition leads to uncontrollable muscle spasms.
Speaking to Le Journal de Montreal (via SheMazing), Claudette opened up about Celine’s life after the cancellation of her world tour, emphasizing the need for her sister to prioritize rest. Claudette mentioned that Celine is actively exploring options and is diligently seeking a potential cure for the condition, sometimes referred to as ‘statue syndrome’ by medical experts.
Claudette highlighted Celine’s dedication to learning from top researchers specializing in this rare disease, showcasing her commitment to understanding her condition.
Celine’s fans rallied around her when news of her tour cancellation broke, showering her with unwavering support. Messages of care and love poured in, urging her to focus on her well-being.
Many admirers of the singing sensation expressed their desire for her to place her health above all else. Claudette acknowledged Celine’s remarkable work ethic and her continuous pursuit of excellence. However, she also emphasized that there comes a time when one’s heart and body send important signals that must be heeded.
In spite of the challenging diagnosis, Celine Dion finds solace in the solidarity of her family. Claudette underscored Celine’s innate drive to perform and her discipline in all aspects of life. She emphasized the ongoing search for effective medical solutions while highlighting the importance of holding onto hope in the face of adversity.