This June 10, Justin Bieber was surprised to reveal that he has half face paralyzed due to a disease caused by same virus that causes chickenpox.
After announcing three days ago that he postponed the concerts of his “Justice World Tour” due to health complications, Bieber revealed the condition he has and how it affects him.
“I wanted to update you guys on what’s been going on. Obviously, as you can probably see from my face, I have this syndrome called ramsay hunt syndrome“He explained in a video posted on his Instagram account.
According to the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, Ramsay Hunt syndrome occurs when the varicella-zoster virus infects a facial nerve near the inner ear.
Justin Bieber can’t blink or smile
The musical superstar, 28, explained that he suffers from paralysis in half of his face, so he cannot even blink with one of his eyes and only smiles with one side of his mouth.
“And it’s because of this virus, it attacks the nerve in my ear, in my facial nerves, and it caused my face to have paralysis, as you can see this eye doesn’t blink, I can’t smile on this side of my face, this nostril doesn’t moves, so there is total paralysis on this side of my face“, said.
In the midst of this difficult time for his health, the Canadian addressed fans who are upset about the cancellation of his concerts and indicated that his condition is “pretty serious.”
“So for those who are frustrated by my cancellations of upcoming shows, obviously I’m not physically capable of doing them. This is pretty serious, as you can see,” he said.
Justin Bieber will take the time to recover his health
“I wish this wasn’t the case, but obviously my body is telling me to slow down, and I hope you guys understand. I’ll use this time to rest and relax, and get back to 100 percent so I can do what I came here to do.” that I was born,” he said.
After thanking the love of his fans, the interpreter of ‘Sorry’ also announced that he is going to improve and that he is doing “facial exercises so that [su] face back to normal.
“And it will go back to normal, it’s just [cuestión de] time, we don’t know how long it will take, but everything will be fine. I have hope and I trust in God, I trust that everything is for a reason, I’m not sure what it is at the moment, but in the meantime I’m going to rest. I love you, peace, “he finished.
Friends express their support for Justin Bieber
As soon as Justin Bieber shared his video, several of his famous friends, including Shawn Mendes, Finneas O’Conell, Justin Timberlake, and Anitta, expressed their best wishes and support in the comments.
“Love you bro. Prayers up and sending lots of healing vibes!” Timberlake wrote in his message.
Hailey Bieber, meanwhile, expressed her support for her partner by sharing the original clip on her Instagram stories, adding: “I love you baby.”