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Bieber Discloses Ramsay Hunt Diagnosis After Canceling Shows

The singer told fans on social media Friday that half of his face is paralyzed due to a viral infection.

Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber in New York on June 4.
Justin Bieber and Hailey Bieber in New York on June 4.

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Pop singer Justin Bieber canceled a number of shows this week as he deals with facial paralysis on one side of his face because of Ramsay Hunt syndrome.

The concerts included those in Toronto on June 7 and 8, as well as Washington on Friday. He is still slated to perform at New York City’s Madison Square Garden on June 13 and 14, according to his tour website.