Celine Dion has been forced to cancel shows over the last few weeks as she battled illness, but now she’s finally spoken out to reassure fans she’s doing well.
The French-Canadian singer, 49, shared a very glamorous photo with worldwide star Adele, backstage at one of her recent shows, proving she’s back to her usual self.
Posing with a huge pout, the star stands out in a dazzling jewelled dress, showing off her figure as she points to her casual companion. Adele looks really pleased to have met her, and is even wearing a concert hooded top as they stand arm in arm.
I had a pretty rough time during the last couple of weeks…a lot of people have been hit with cold and flu bugs… but I'm doing much better now. Wasn't able to do all my shows, but was thrilled that Adele came to one of them…. I love her so much!! // Les deux dernières semaines ont été difficiles pour moi. Nous avons été plusieurs à être affectés par le rhume ou la grippe, mais sachez que je vais beaucoup mieux maintenant. Je n’ai pas été en mesure de monter sur scène pour tous mes spectacles, mais je suis ravie qu'Adele ait pu venir assister à l’un d’eux… Je l’aime tellement !! – Céline xx… 📸 : Cashman
Mother-of-three Dion has been battling cold and flu over the last few weeks, but she’s managed to perform in as many of her scheduled shows as possible.
Reassuring fans she’s feeling better, she wrote: “I had a pretty rough time during the last couple of weeks…a lot of people have been hit with cold and flu bugs… but I’m doing much better now. Wasn’t able to do all my shows, but was thrilled that Adele came to one of them…. I love her so much!!”
She’s made a triumphant return to social media over the last few days, and even shared a rare photo with her son Rene-Charles on his birthday. He’s grown up a lot out of the public eye, and his proud mum wrote: “Happy Birthday RC!…..I love you more and more each day, and I’m so proud of the young man that you’ve become. Love Mom.”
Last year was a big year for the star. She made a triumphant tour of Europe, playing 25 shows in 15 cities, in between which she wore a series of designer outfits so fab that she was dubbed one of the style icons of 2017. She even performed in a super-dramatic video for Vogue magazine.
The songbird then returned to Las Vegas in September to resume her long-running residency at Caesars Palace, packing the 4,300-seat venue and thrilling the crowds with a mix of classics throughout the ages and genres of music, as Broadway World reported.
Céline has announced 26 new shows for her Las Vegas residency at The Colosseum at @CaesarsPalace, scheduled March 27th to April 18th and May 22nd to June 9th 2018. Stay tuned, tickets go on sale Friday, November 17th. Go to celinedion.com for more information. Céline ajoute 26 nouvelles dates à son spectacle au Colosseum du @CaesarsPalace à Las Vegas, du 27 mars au 18 avril et du 22 mai au 9 juin 2018.Les billets seront en vente dès le vendredi 17 novembre. Visitez le celinedion.com pour plus d’information. – Team Céline 📸 @denisetruscello #CélineDion #CélineDionVegas
It was also her first full year without beloved husband Rene Angelil, who died on January 14, 2016, after a second, long battle with throat cancer. Her brother Daniel Dion died just days after her husband, also from cancer.
She spoke often this year of not wanting to move on from her relationship with Angelil, who died at the age of 73.
He had been her manager from when she was just 12, and the couple started a relationship when Dion was 20 and he was 46, and went on to have three children together.
“I think I’ll probably grieve for the rest of my life,” Dion, who has repeatedly ruled out dating again, told The Sun last April.
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