Justin Bieber cancels world tour following health issues

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By James Kay

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Justin Bieber has canceled the remaining dates of his world tour following his ongoing battle with health issues that caused him to postpone the tour last year.

The singer postponed the Justice World Tour in September last year due to his battle with Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome where he issued a statement via his Instagram page.

It read: "Earlier this year, I went public about my battle with Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome, where my face was partly paralyzed. As the result of this illness, I was not able to complete the North America leg of the Justice Tour.

"After resting and consulting with my doctors, family and team, I went to Europe in an effort to continue with the tour. I performed six live shows, but it took a real toll on me. This past weekend, I performed at Rock in Rio and I gave everything I have to the people in Brazil."

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The star has canceled the remaining 68 shows of his world tour. Credit: INSTAR Images LLC / Alamy

The singer stated that he needed to prioritize his health and that the concerts were causing him to feel exhausted and that he was going to rest and get better, with a view to continuing the tour in March 2023.

The singer has now confirmed that the Justice World Tour will be canceled due to the same health issues he was facing in September, as revealed on Twitter.

"Justin Bieber has officially CANCELLED the remaining dates of his “Justice World Tour”. Check in with your point of purchase for refunds for your show dates," the Justice Tour Twitter page stated.

The news has been met with a mixed reaction from fans, with some wishing the singer well during his ongoing health issues while others seemed perplexed that despite the tour being canceled months ago, it was left until the last minute to officially announce its cancelation.

"I’ve almost given up hope on seeing Justin in concert again. At least I’ve seen him once in my life. He needs to work on his health, shows keep getting canceled due to his health. Praying he can finish it a tour again one day," one fan replied on Twitter.

A second added: "The fact that it took 5 months after the last concert to u [sic] guys officially announced, it's p***** me off! So unprofessional."

Fans have been informed that they do not need to apply for refunds, as these will be processed automatically, though some argued that their money has been held "hostage" over the last five months while the tour was postponed.

But what is Ramsay-Hunt syndrome, the condition that has caused the global superstar to cancel the remainder of his tour?

According to CNN, Ramsay-Hunt syndrome is a neurological disorder caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Common symptoms include a rash inside and around the ear and weakness or paralysis to one side of the face.

Bieber revealed that he struggled to move his mouth and eye on one side of his face and that he was having trouble eating food.

Our thoughts are with the singer as he continues his recovery.

Featured image credit: UPI / Alamy

Justin Bieber cancels world tour following health issues

vt-author-image

By James Kay

Article saved!Article saved!

Justin Bieber has canceled the remaining dates of his world tour following his ongoing battle with health issues that caused him to postpone the tour last year.

The singer postponed the Justice World Tour in September last year due to his battle with Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome where he issued a statement via his Instagram page.

It read: "Earlier this year, I went public about my battle with Ramsay-Hunt Syndrome, where my face was partly paralyzed. As the result of this illness, I was not able to complete the North America leg of the Justice Tour.

"After resting and consulting with my doctors, family and team, I went to Europe in an effort to continue with the tour. I performed six live shows, but it took a real toll on me. This past weekend, I performed at Rock in Rio and I gave everything I have to the people in Brazil."

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The star has canceled the remaining 68 shows of his world tour. Credit: INSTAR Images LLC / Alamy

The singer stated that he needed to prioritize his health and that the concerts were causing him to feel exhausted and that he was going to rest and get better, with a view to continuing the tour in March 2023.

The singer has now confirmed that the Justice World Tour will be canceled due to the same health issues he was facing in September, as revealed on Twitter.

"Justin Bieber has officially CANCELLED the remaining dates of his “Justice World Tour”. Check in with your point of purchase for refunds for your show dates," the Justice Tour Twitter page stated.

The news has been met with a mixed reaction from fans, with some wishing the singer well during his ongoing health issues while others seemed perplexed that despite the tour being canceled months ago, it was left until the last minute to officially announce its cancelation.

"I’ve almost given up hope on seeing Justin in concert again. At least I’ve seen him once in my life. He needs to work on his health, shows keep getting canceled due to his health. Praying he can finish it a tour again one day," one fan replied on Twitter.

A second added: "The fact that it took 5 months after the last concert to u [sic] guys officially announced, it's p***** me off! So unprofessional."

Fans have been informed that they do not need to apply for refunds, as these will be processed automatically, though some argued that their money has been held "hostage" over the last five months while the tour was postponed.

But what is Ramsay-Hunt syndrome, the condition that has caused the global superstar to cancel the remainder of his tour?

According to CNN, Ramsay-Hunt syndrome is a neurological disorder caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Common symptoms include a rash inside and around the ear and weakness or paralysis to one side of the face.

Bieber revealed that he struggled to move his mouth and eye on one side of his face and that he was having trouble eating food.

Our thoughts are with the singer as he continues his recovery.

Featured image credit: UPI / Alamy