Justin Bieber confirms he has Lyme disease; Hailey slams trolls for being insensitive
The singer shared a photo of an article on his health on Instagram and confirmed the rumours.
The singer shared a photo of an article on his health on Instagram, confirming that he, as a matter fact, does suffer from Lyme disease. In a long, heartfelt caption, Justin called out the trolls, who have been criticizing the way he ‘looks’ and clarified that the changes in his appearance were due to the disease.
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While a lot of people kept saying justin Bieber looks like shit, on meth etc. they failed to realize I've been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that but had a serious case of chronic mono which affected my, skin, brain function, energy, and overall health. These things will be explained further in a docu series I'm putting on YouTube shortly.. you can learn all that I've been battling and OVERCOMING!! It's been a rough couple years but getting the right treatment that will help treat this so far incurable disease and I will be back and better than ever NO CAP
“While a lot of people kept saying justin Bieber looks like s***, on meth etc. they failed to realize I've been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease”, wrote the 25-year-old. The ‘Baby’ hitmaker ended on a positive and hopeful note, writing, “I will be back and better than ever.”
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection, which leads to redness on the skin in addition to fever, headache and tiredness.
Justin's wife, model Hailey Bieber, called out trolls downplaying the 'severity' of the disease without researching the subject. She took to Twitter to voice her angst.
For those who are trying to downplay the severity of Lyme disease. Please do your research and listen to the storie… https://t.co/dXbCfym0ot— Hailey Bieber (@haileybieber) 1578526746000
I wanna say a huge thank you to @YolandaHadid and @bellahadid and @GiGiHadid for bringing me so much clarity and in… https://t.co/7vhSDFObyu— Hailey Bieber (@haileybieber) 1578526896000
and sending so much love to @AvrilLavigne thank you for all you do to educate people about Lyme. You’re amazing— Hailey Bieber (@haileybieber) 1578526968000
In the past, several Hollywood celebs have talked about their struggle with the disease including singer Shania Twain, and actors Alec Baldwin and Ben Stiller.
(With inputs from PTI)