Kathmandu- Justin Bieber has revealed he has been struck by a virus that caused half of his face to be temporarily paralysed.
As he attempts to smile, blink, and move his face, one side remains still as he continues to speak.
“As you can probably see from my face, I have this syndrome called Ramsay Hunt and it is from this virus that attacks the nerve in my ear and my facial nerves, and has caused my face to have paralysis,” he told fans.
As you can see this eye is not blinking, I can’t smile on this side of my face,” he added.
“It’s pretty serious, I wish this wasn’t the case but obviously, my body’s telling me I gotta slow down.”
Justin Bieber has also cancelled a series of shows on his latest tour after a virus caused “full paralysis” on one side of his face.
The 28-year-old is currently on his Justice tour in North America and has cancelled performances in Toronto, Washington DC and New York.
He added “I hope you guys understand, and I’ll be using this time to just rest and relax and get back to 100% so I can do what I was born to do.
Bieber said has been doing facial exercises to try to regain movement, but it will take time to recover.
“We don’t know how much time it is going to be but it’s going to be okay,” he said.
Celebrity friends including Romeo Beckham expressed their support, while his wife Hailey Bieber wrote: “I love you baby.”