Several weeks ago, Celine Dion announced that she was putting her career on hold so that she could focus all of her energy on caring for her husband, Rene Angelil. We learned that late last year Rene underwent throat surgery to remove cancer and now we are hearing that a second procedure was recently done. Rene helped to launch his wife’s career well over 20 years ago and, up until recent months, the two seemed publicly inseparable.
According to the Sept. 15th print edition of Star Magazine, this recent battle with cancer has left Rene a former shadow of the man we would recognize and Celine herself is afraid that her husband isn’t going to survive much longer. Sources say that Celion Dion has committed herself to maintaining a bedside vigil for Rene Angelil no matter the outcome. He supported her career and helped her to build a family and now it’s her turn to stay strong for him.
Celine is also reportedly focusing on the couple’s three young sons, who are obviously devastated by their father’s condition at the present time. Do you think that it was wise for Celine to put her career – including her Vegas show – on hold in order to focus on her family? Rene used to handle the business side of everything and it wasn’t until his illness last year that she finally took over managing her own career.
Is Rene going to emerge from this bout with cancer or do you think that Celine Dion is on a career hiatus because she knows that her husband is dying? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!
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