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Celine Dion, performing here in 2019, has canceled an upcoming tour.
Celine Dion announced the cancellation of her Courage World Tour dates through 2024 and will “probably never tour again,” a source close to Dion told CNN on Friday.
“She’s in a lot of pain,” the individual said. “She does daily physical therapy.”
“I’m so sorry to disappoint you all once again,” an The announcement on the social networks of the singer read. “I am working hard to get my strength back, but the tournament can be very difficult even when you are 100%. It’s not fair to you to keep postponing shows, and although it breaks my heart, it’s best to cancel everything now until I’m really ready to get back on stage. I want you all to know, I’m not giving up… and I can’t wait to see you again!”
Dion is postponed several shows in December after she announced that she had been diagnosed with rigid person syndromea condition, she said, that prevents her from “singing the way I’m used to.”
The disorder is “a rare, progressive syndrome that affects the nervous system, especially the brain and spinal cord,” according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
“While we’re still learning about this rare condition, we now know that it’s what’s causing all the spasms I’ve been having,” Dion said at the time. “Unfortunately, these spasms affect every aspect of my daily life, sometimes causing difficulty when walking and preventing me from using my vocal cords to sing the way I’m used to.”
Tickets for her concerts will be refunded from their point of purchase.
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