Justin Bieber performed on Sunday for the first time since in June he was diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome, which paralyzed half of his face, according to Yahoo. He took the stage at the Lucca Summer Festival in Italy to loud cheers and online praise from his wife. Hailey Bieber.
“One thing I know for sure: you can’t keep this guy,” she wrote on Instagram Story under a post in which the 28-year-old girl sings “Saint”.
The singer announced his condition in a video on Instagram. June 10 and explained that it affected his ear and facial nerves. He then canceled the rest of the shows on his North American “Justice World Tour”. according to Uproxx. However, Bieber kept the show in Lucca in his books and came out as promised.
“This is my first day ago” Bieber told the crowd. “It’s so good to be here. As some of you guys know, the ‘Justice Tour’ is about equality, justice for everyone, no matter what you look like, no matter your body type, your size, your ethnicity. We are all the same, we are all one.”
The Grammy winner went on to talk about racism before thanking his fans.
“We know that racism is evil, and we know that division is evil, it is wrong,” Bieber added. “But we are here to make a difference. I want to say thank you to each and every one of you guys for being on this tour.”
Bieber’s initial post that he suffered from Ramsay Hunt Syndrome was the first time many people had heard of the condition. On June 10, the name itself was searched on Google more than 5 million times. according to AMP agency.
Ramsay Hunt is usually caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox and shingles and usually occurs in people over 60 years of age. according to Mount Sinai. Bieber did not take the diagnosis lightly and assured fans that he was doing facial exercises and following doctors’ orders.
“Obviously my body is telling me to slow down.” Bieber said in an Instagram video. “Everything will return to normal. It’s just time, and we don’t know how long it will be, but everything will be fine. And I have hope, and I trust God that all this is not just like that.”
Bieber was lucky to have suffered a relatively minor Ramsay-Hunt syndrome virus infection, as severe damage to the nerves in question can prevent patients from fully recovering even after months of treatment. according to Mount Sinai.
His partial paralysis set in a few months later. Hailey Bieber suffered a minor stroke in March. She spoke about this in the Good Morning America program. a few days after her husband was diagnosed that their health was frightening, and subsequent healing processes brought them closer.