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Justin Bieber Resumes Tour After Ramsay Hunt Diagnosis

Justin Bieber Resumes Tour After Ramsay Hunt Diagnosis

By Movieguide® Contributor

Justin Bieber is ready to resume his tour after halting it due to a syndrome that left his face partially paralyzed. 

Bieber announced that he had been diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome earlier this year. 

“It is from this virus that attacks the nerve in my ear and my facial nerves and has caused my face to have paralysis,” he said in an Instagram video. “As you can see this eye is not blinking. I can’t smile on this side of my face; this nostril will not move. So there’s full paralysis on this side of my face.”

He continued, “Each day has gotten better and through all of the discomfort I have found comfort in the one who designed me and knows me.”

Bieber has apparently recovered enough to start performing again, as announced by AEG.

“Justin Bieber RESUMES WORLD TOUR!!!” AEG Presents UK tweeted. “Starting a run of European festivals in Italy on 31st July, then continue across South America, South Africa, The Middle East, Asia, Australia & New Zealand then back to Europe in 2023. Details of postponed U.S shows coming soon!”

Movieguide® previously reported on Bieber’s diagnosis:

Last week pop star Justin Bieber took to Instagram to ask for prayers for recovery from a rare disease called Ramsay Hunt syndrome that can cause facial paralysis.

“I hope you guys understand. I’ll just be using this time to rest and relax and get back to 100% so I can do what I was born to do, ” Bieber told fans after canceling upcoming shows for his Justice World Tour.

On his Instagram post Bieber showed how the syndrome paralyzed the right side of his face affecting his eye, nostril and mouth.

“This is pretty serious as you can see. I wish this wasn’t the case. But my body’s telling me I gotta slow down, ” the singer said.

Ramsay Hunt Syndrome is a rare disease that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox and shingles. Symptoms include severe rashes and paralysis in one side of the face.

Although in some rare cases patients can suffer permanent hearing loss and facial paralysis, the majority of people recover and Bieber is confident that he heal.

“[W]e don’t know how much time it’s gonna be, but it’s gonna be okay. I have hope,” Bieber told his fans.

Bieber said that he is trusting in God and his timing for his healing.

“And I trust God and I trust this is all for a reason,” Bieber said.