‘I Am: Céline Dion’: Emotional trailer reveals singer’s well being struggles


Céline Dion is able to open up in regards to the challenges she faces residing with stiff particular person syndrome (SPS), as proven within the trailer for her upcoming documentary, I Am: Céline Dion.

In the trailer, shared by Amazon MGM Studios on Thursday, the Quebec chanteuse turns into emotional speaking about how the uncommon dysfunction has affected her life.

“I have been diagnosed with a very rare neurological disorder and I wasn’t ready to say anything before,” she says within the clip. “But I’m ready now.”

“I see my life and I love every piece of it. When a girl loves her shoes, she always makes them fit,” she continues. “It’s not hard to do a show. It’s hard to cancel the show. I’m working hard every day. But I have to admit, it’s been a struggle. I miss it so much.”

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The documentary will discover her struggles to get again on stage and do what she loves finest: singing.

The movie, following Dion by her day by day life, is described as “a deeply personal exploration of perseverance and inner strength, as well as daily battle and sacrifice. It is a celebration of the human spirit’s immense will to keep going, even when the only sense of self they’ve ever known has been lost.”

“This last couple of years has been such a challenge for me, the journey from discovering my condition to learning how to live with and manage it, but not to let it define me,” Dion stated in a press release asserting the movie.

“As the road to resuming my performing career continues, I have realized how much I have missed it, of being able to see my fans. During this absence, I decided I wanted to document this part of my life to help others who share this diagnosis.”

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Dion has largely pulled again from the general public eye since she introduced her prognosis in late 2022, shortly after suspending a number of of her European tour dates.

She did, nonetheless, supply followers an enormous shock when she appeared on the Grammy Awards stage in February to current the award for Album of the Year. She has additionally made a number of appearances at NHL video games in current months, sharing her locker room visits to varied groups visiting Las Vegas.

Celine Dion speaks onstage through the 66th Grammy Awards at Crypto.com Arena on February 4, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.

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SPS, researchers suspect, could also be the results of an autoimmune response the place the physique assaults nerve cells within the central nervous system that management muscle motion. There is not any recognized treatment.

The most typical signs are muscle rigidity, stiffness and spasms within the muscular tissues of the trunk, together with the again and limbs.

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‘I Am: Céline Dion’ will likely be accessible to stream on Prime Video on June 25.

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