Justin Bieber reveals he's suffering from facial paralysis
Bieber went on social media to explain why he canceled a recent set of tour dates
Justin Bieber went on Instagram today to reveal the full reason that he recently
canceled a run of shows in Toronto and Washington D.C., explaining (and demonstrating)
to an audience of millions of fans that he’s suffering from a form of facial paralysis known as Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
(Specifically, Ramsay Hunt syndrome type II, which occurs when the
chickenpox/shingles virus reactivates in adults, specifically affecting facial
nerves and causing a full half of your face to freeze up. In case you, uh, needed something else to be freaked out by today.
In the video, Bieber talks straight to camera, revealing clearly that the muscles
on the right side of his face appear to functionally immobile.