Céline Dion revealed that she has been diagnosed with Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS), which is a rare neurological disorder that causes uncontrollable muscle spasms.
She revealed the details of the diagnosis In an emotional video to her Instagram followers on December 8th. She also added that it will force her to cancel and postpone a series of upcoming concert dates.
“Recently I’ve been diagnosed with a very rare neurological disorder called Stiff Person Syndrome which affects something like one-in-a-million people,” Céline said.
“While we’re still learning about this rare condition, we now know this is what’s been causing all of the spasms I’ve been having.”
“I’ve been dealing with problems with my health for a long time, and it’s been really difficult for me to face these challenges and to talk about everything that I’ve been going through…It hurts me to tell you that I won’t be ready to restart my tour in Europe in February.” She added.
Celine Dion reschedules Spring 2023 shows to 2024, and cancels eight of her summer 2023 shows.