19 July 2022, 11:57
Justin Bieber revealed last month that he had been diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome.
Usher shared a health update on his good friend Justin Bieber following the singer’s diagnosis of Ramsay Hunt syndrome.
Speaking to Extra in an interview, the 43-year-old R&B star and JB’s mentor said the pop superstar is “doing great”.
Justin Bieber stricken with facial paralysis from Ramsay Hunt syndrome
Usher, who recently spent time on vacation with Justin and his wife Hailey Bieber, said: “Seeing him on vacation, we were able to spend time together, and I think whatever he’s going through right now, it’s actually really great to see that he has the support of his fans and his family.
He went on to say, “As an artist, I think we’re all going to go through things that people won’t necessarily understand,” adding that the life of an artist “comes with a lot of pressure.”
“I think [Justin] obviously took the world on a journey,” he added, “I’m glad I was at the start of and I’m still a part of it to this day, as a friend.
It comes after Justin was diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome last month, forcing him to postpone the US leg of his Justice World Tour.
Justin shared a video on Instagram at the time, revealing he suffered from facial paralysis following his diagnosis.
He said at the time: ‘As you can probably see from my face, I have this syndrome called Ramsay Hunt and it’s because of this virus attacking the nerve in my ear and my facial nerves, and has caused my face to paralyze.
“As you can see that eye isn’t blinking,” Justin added, “I can’t smile on that side of my face.”
The ‘Peaches’ hitmaker went on to say that he did facial exercises to try to regain movement, but told fans it would take time to recover.
He has since taken the time to recover, and we are happy to hear that he is doing well!
Justin is now set to resume his Justice World Tour at the Lucca Summer Festival in Italy on July 31, which will kick off his series of European festivals before continuing his international shows.
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