For Mother’s Day, Celine Dion publishes a rare snapshot of her and her sons

Celine Dion strikes a pose in Manhattan. (New York, March 7, 2020.) Getty Images

The singer posed with her children René-Charles, Nelson and Eddy, before posting the photograph on her Instagram account on Sunday, May 8.

Rare are the occasions during which Celine Dion posts family portraits. For American Mother’s Day, the singer nevertheless allowed herself a departure from the rule. The artist thus published on her Instagram account a snapshot of her posing with her three sons on Sunday, May 8. She appears there cleansed, dressed in a gray sweatshirt, in front of a cake with five candles – one of which seems to symbolize her late husband, René Angélil. At his side are his children Nelson and Eddy, 11, and René-Charles, 21.

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“These mothers are the bravest”

This year, the interpreter of my heart Will Go On, who has just postponed her tour in Europe due to health problems, wanted to pay tribute to mothers in precarious situations, mourning or great danger. “On this Mother’s Day, I feel very privileged to be able to be with my children, and I have a very special thought for these mothers in Ukraine and all over the world who have lost their children… she wrote in the caption of the post. And I think of those mothers who constantly worry about the safety of their children…and also those mothers who devote every ounce of their energy just to providing their children with the necessities of life.” Before adding: “These mothers are really the most courageous and I dedicate this special day to them. We pray that they find comfort for their families, and peace in this world. – Céline xx…” A publication “liked” more than 230,000 times.