Celine Dion is canceling her tour amid her ongoing health battle with Stiff Person Syndrome. The 55-year-old singer made an official announcement on her social media and her website, announcing that all 42 upcoming dates on her Courage World Tour are being canceled. «It is with tremendous disappointment that we have to announce today the cancellation of the Courage World Tour,» a post on her Instagram was captioned.
In a statement, Dion was quoted as saying: «I'm so sorry to disappoint all of you once again. I'm working really hard to build back my strength, but touring can be very difficult even when you're 100 percent.
It's not fair to you to keep postponing the shows, and even though it breaks my heart, it's best that we cancel everything now until I'm really ready to be back on stage again.
I want you all to know, I'm not giving up… and I can't wait to see you again.» A post shared by Céline Dion (@celinedion)Dion announced her heartbreaking diagnosis back in December in an emotional video posted to Instagram.«Hello everyone, I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to reach out to you, I miss you so much and I can’t wait to be on stage talking to you in person,» Dion, wearing an all-black outfit, begins her message. «As you know, I’ve always been an open book and I wasn’t ready to say anything before but I’m ready now.»The «My Heart Will Go On» singer shared that while she's finally figured out what is causing her health issues, the disorder has impacted her daily life, and how she performs on stage. «While we’re still learning about this rare condition, we now know this is what’s been causing all of the spasms that I've been having,” she explains. „Unfortunately these spasms affect every aspect of my daily life, sometimes.