Celine Dion Leans On Her Kids Amid Stiff-Person Syndrome Battle

A robust assist system. Celine Dion’s three sons have been a supply of consolation to her amid her prognosis with stiff-person syndrome.

“Her youngsters have been her rock … the twins are very mature for his or her age and René-Charles checks in and dotes on his mother on a regular basis,” a supply solely reveals within the new concern of Us Weekly, calling the Canada native, 54, “an everlasting optimist.”

The insider added: “Celine obtained this prognosis pretty not too long ago; she’s been struggling the signs for fairly a while, but it surely at all times baffled her what was incorrect. It got here as a shock, however she’s misplaced none of her preventing spirit and is comforted that a minimum of she is aware of precisely what she’s coping with now and there’s consolation that she will alleviate a few of the signs by getting therapies which might be particular for this situation.”

Dion shares her sons — René-Charles, 21, and twins Nelson and Eddy, 12 — along with her late husband, René Angélil. The producer and expertise supervisor died of throat most cancers in January 2016. He was 73.

The Grammy winner beforehand shared how the twins — who have been 5 when their father handed — helped her really feel near Angélil after his loss of life.

Celine Dion.
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“Each night time, we kiss him good night time,” the “It’s All Coming Again to Me Now” artist mentioned throughout a Could 2016 look on ABC information. “Eddy begins. Two fingers, one finger. And he mentioned, ‘I really like you Papa, a lot. Blissful Easter. Blissful Halloween. Blissful Christmas. … I really like you a lot. I miss you.’”

She continued: “So Nelson goes, and he repeats nearly the identical factor, however he provides extra stuff. After which I do the factor, too, and I [say], ‘Good night time, my love.’”

Regardless of Dion’s current well being struggles, the “Energy of Love” musician is specializing in the positives.

“I’ve a fantastic workforce of docs working alongside me to assist me get higher and my valuable kids, who’re supporting me and giving me hope. I’ve hope that I’m on the highway to restoration. That is my focus and I’m doing every thing that I can to recuperate,” she advised followers through Instagram earlier this month after saying that she is battling the “very uncommon neurological dysfunction.”

Celine Dion’s Kids Have Been Her ‘Rock’ Amid Her Stiff-Person Syndrome Diagnosis

Celine Dion and her sons.
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Within the emotional video, the “My Coronary heart Will Go On” singer defined that muscle spasms, a symptom of the illness, “have an effect on each side of my every day life typically inflicting difficulties once I stroll and never permitting me to make use of my vocal cords to sing the way in which I’m used to.”

The Grammy winner additionally introduced that she had rescheduled and canceled numerous 2023 and 2024 performances.

For extra on Dion’s well being struggles, decide up the newest concern of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.