Celine Dion says husband Rene is ‘watching over’ twin sons as they turn 10

Oct 24, 2020
René Angélil passed away in 2016. Source: Getty/Instagram.

Celine Dion has marked her twin sons’ birthday with a poignant social media post, which also included a moving nod to her late husband Rene Angelil who sadly passed away from cancer in 2016.

The 52-year-old Canadian superstar took to Instagram overnight to wish sons Eddy and Nelson a happy 10th birthday, sharing a series of photos of the boys, showing just how much they’ve changed over the years. The first photo shows the twins as toddlers wearing bright blue snowsuits, while Celine also shared two comparison photos of her youngest sons showing them recreating old childhood snaps.

“Nelson and Eddy, you have been bringing so much joy, love and laughter into our lives every single day for the past 10 years,” she wrote on Friday. “You make me, your big brother and your Dad, who is for sure watching over you, so very proud.

“Happy birthday my beautiful boys! We love you so very much… – Mom, RC and Dad xx”

The 52-year-old has three sons to late husband Rene. Source: Instagram.

Celine, who is also mum to 19-year-old son Rene-Charles, has remained largely out of the limelight in recent months due to the Covid-19 pandemic, however she did team up with fellow performer Andrea Bocelli at the start of the global health crisis for a moving duet.

The talented duo teamed up in April to deliver an incredibly moving rendition of song ‘The Prayer’, as they took part in a virtual concert for millions of fans across the globe. They joined fellow musicians Lady Gaga, John Legend and pianist Lang Lang, for the performance, which was part of a star-studded virtual concert arranged to entertain people around the world as the pandemic heightened.

The ‘One World: Together At Home’ show was organised by charity Global Citizen to celebrate healthcare workers and raise money for the World Health Organization. And some of the world’s biggest stars, including Sir Elton John, Keith Urban and the Rolling Stones, took part, each from the comfort of their own homes.

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