Justin Bieber sparks concern over partial face paralysis due to Ramsay Hunt Syndrome
Justin Bieber, who is currently in the middle of his Justice World Tour, canceled a few of the shows after he hopped on Instagram to reveal that he was suffering from a rare disorder. The ‘Changes’ hitmaker shared the unfortunate news with his 240 million fans on the photo-sharing app on June 10 adding that he was experiencing paralysis in the face.
Fans across the globe were left in a state of shock as they prayed for the singer's speedy recovery. In his Instagram video, the 28-year-old crooner revealed that he has Ramsay Hunt Syndrome and that his face is partially paralyzed. The Grammy-winning R&B singer also thanked his fans for their patience as he will now start walking on the road to recovery. In an Instagram story, he added that he was experiencing difficulty in eating which was extremely frustrating for him.
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Sharing the bad news with his fans, he captioned the video as, “IMPORTANT PLEASE WATCH. I love you guys and keep me in your prayers.” In the video, Justin says, “Hey everyone. Justin here. 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 and it is from this virus that attacks the nerve in my ear and my facial nerves and has caused my face to have paralysis."
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The singer continued, “As you can see, this eye is not blinking. I can't smile with this side of my face, this nostril will not move, so there is full paralysis in this side of my face.” He then addressed his fans saying, “I'm just physically, obviously not capable of doing them.”
Bieber further explained, “This is pretty serious as you can see. I wish this wasn't the case but obviously, my body is telling me I got to slow down and I hope you guys understand and I'll be using this time to rest and relax and get back to 100% so that I can do what I was born to do” adding, “But in the meantime, this isn't it. I got to get my rest on so that I can get my face back to where it's supposed to be.” The singer-songwriter shared, “I'm gonna to get better and I'm doing all these facial exercises to get my face back to normal and it will go back to normal, it's just time," he shared” explaining, “We don't know how much time it's gonna be but it's gonna be ok and I have hope and I trust God and I trust that this is all gonna, it's all for a reason and I'm not sure what that is right now but in the meantime, I'm gonna rest. I love you guys, peace."