Popular singer Justin Bieber took to Instagram to reveal to his followers that he has a rare syndrome called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome which causes facial paralysis. Due to this, the right side of the Grammy winner’s face is paralysed.
Canadian singer, Justin Bieber widely recognised for his genre-melding musicianship has been suffering from a rare disease as a result of which his face has become paralysed. Bieber himself shared this news with fans via his official social media handle. In a video posted by him on Friday, Bieber revealed that he’d been suffering from Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a rare disease that led him cause facial paralysis.
Justin Bieber while uploading a video regarding the same, captioned “IMPORTANT PLEASE WATCH. I love you guys and keep me in your prayers”.
In the video, Justin could be seen facing difficulty to move the right half of his face due to partial paralysis. He said, “As you can see from my face, I have this syndrome called Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, and it is from this virus that attacks the facial nerves in my ear and causes paralysis.”
Canadian singer in the video, further shows how even one of his eyes isn’t 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,”. Adding further, Bieber says, “This is pretty serious, as you can see. I wish this wasn't the case, but, obviously, my body's telling me I've got to slow down. I hope you guys understand. I'll be using this time to just rest and relax and get back to a hundred percent so that I can do what I was born to do."
Many fans while reacting to this video wished a speedy recovery for the superstar. I Hope Justin gets back into his form soon. Get Well Soon Justin, See You Soon in India!
What is Ramsay Hunt syndrome?
Ramsay Hunt syndrome as per Mountsinai, is a painful rash around the ear, on the face, or on the mouth. It occurs when the varicella-zoster virus infects a nerve in the head.