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Celine Dion Cancels Tour Due To Consistent Health Issues

Citing continued recovery from recent health-related issues, Celine Dion has canceled her upcoming North American tour dates.

Scheduled to begin March 9 in Denver and run through April 22, the U.S. leg of her Courage World Tour has been shut down as the superstar Canadian singer “recently has been treated for severe and persistent muscle spasms which are preventing her from performing, and her recovery is taking longer than she hoped,” her site stated on Saturday (1.15.)

In a statement about her recent decision, the Grammy-Award winning songstress said: “I was really hoping that I’d be good to go by now, but I suppose I just have to be more patient and follow the regimen that my doctors are prescribing. There’s a lot of organizing and preparation that goes into our shows, and so we have to make decisions today which will affect the plans two months down the road.”

While the European leg of dates remain in schedule to begin on May 25 in Birmingham, England, rather than postponing the North American shows ticket holders will be refunded for their purchase.

“I’ll be so glad to get back to full health, as well as all of us getting past this pandemic, and I can’t wait to be back on stage again,” stated Dion. “Meanwhile, I’ve been very touched by all the words of encouragement that everyone’s been sending to me on social media. I feel your love and support and it means the world to me.”

In October, the musician postponed the opening of her new Las Vegas residency due to “severe and persistent muscle spasms. “I’m heartbroken by this. My team and I have been working on our new show for the past eight months, and to not be able to open this November saddens me beyond words,” she wrote at the time.

“I feel so bad that I’m letting them down, and I’m especially sorry for disappointing all the fans who’ve been making their plans to come to Las Vegas. Now, I have to focus on getting better … I want to get through this as soon as I can.”

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Author: Al Denté

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