Justin Bieber’s Unfortunate Setback: Performance Cancellation Due to Partial Facial Paralysis

Justin Bieber said a ‘pretty dangerous virus’ left him paralyzed in half of his face, forcing him to cancel shows in Toronto (Canada) and Washington DC (USA) earlier this week, according to news site Variety.

In the 2 minute 54 second post, Bieber explained and proved that he was suffering from Ramsay Hunt syndrome, a disease caused by a rare virus that affects the nerves in the face and can cause muscle paralysis. face.

“As you can see, this eye doesn’t blink. I can’t smile on this part of my face. This nostril doesn’t move. So this side of my face is completely paralyzed,” Bieber explained clearly in the video posted on June 10 on Instagram.

However, in general, Bieber is still optimistic and has a positive attitude, believing that he will overcome the disease with exercise and treatment to “bring his face back to how it was”.

“It will get back to normal. It will take time, and we don’t know how long it will take, but it will be okay. And I have hope, I believe in God, and I believe it all happens for a reason. I’m not sure what it is right now, but in the meantime I’ll rest,” the male singer added.

According to Variety , it may be due to negative reactions from fans about the vague reason Justin Bieber previously gave for canceling shows, causing the male singer to go on social networks to explain and prove that he has a rare disease. meet.

Justin Bieber explains the reason for canceling shows in Toronto and Washington DC – Source:

Previously, Bieber’s tour cancellation announcement read: “Due to an illness unrelated to COVID-19, Justice Tour shows in Toronto this week are canceled.”

People who attended Justin Bieber’s shows last week in Brooklyn, New York said the singer had a stable performance and did not have symptoms similar to what he described in his Instagram post. However, Bieber was quieter than usual.

According to the Mayo Clinic , Ramsay Hunt syndrome occurs when a person has shingles that affects the facial nerve near one of the ears. In addition to the pain from the shingles rash, Ramsay Hunt syndrome can also cause facial paralysis and hearing loss in the affected ear.

If not treated promptly, the disease can cause permanent hearing damage. Even when treated early, this syndrome can cause pain that lasts for months and cause temporary hearing loss.

It is likely that Justin Bieber’s concerts in Los Angeles, USA in early July, as well as tours in Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand for the rest of this year will also be postponed or canceled. .

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