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Celine Dion Cancels, Postpones Shows To Care Cancer-Suffering Husband

Celine Dion has put her career on hold for her husband.

Rene Angelil is suffering from cancer and the 46-year-old wife has put a break on her career. She has canceled her Asia tour. She has also postponed her Las Vegas residency. Her other showbiz commitments have also been halted to look after her husband’s ongoing health problems.

Celine Dion Cancels, Postpones Shows To Care Cancer-Suffering Husband

The 72-year-old Angelil was diagnosed for throat cancer last year. In December he had undergone surgery to remove the tumor. This has led to a very difficult time for the superstar vocalist, as she said in a statement today.

The singer has been cancelling shows since then. She canceled show slated through March 22, 2015 in Asia. In the fall her Las Vegas show at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace too is not confirmed.

According to the show organizers, her husband has not yet recovered from the illness. His throat muscles have inflamed.

Dion said, “I want to devote every ounce of my strength and energy to my husband’s healing, and to do so, it’s important for me to dedicate this time to him and to our children.”

She also said to be apologizing all her fans for the inconvenience and thanked for all their love and support.

Angelil retired this June as Dion’s manager. He was with the singer for last 30 years professionally.

The two met when Dion was a teenager. He was 45 and Dion was just 19 when both embarked on a romantic relationship.

Both are living in Las Vegas with their three children.

 
 

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