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Celine Dion breaks down in tears discussing health 'struggles' in new documentary trailer

'I won't stop!': Celine Dion breaks down in tears over health 'struggles' in new doco trailer

"I'm working hard every day."

Celine Dion broke down in tears as she discussed her battle with stiff person syndrome for a new documentary.

In a trailer released on Thursday for I Am: Celine Dion, the singing legend couldn't contain her emotion as she revealed how much she misses performing live.

"I'm working hard every day, but I have to admit, it's been a struggle," Celine said in a clip from the upcoming Prime Video documentary. "I miss it so much."

As her eyes welled up with tears, she added: "The people, I miss them."

During the trailer, the 56-year-old star also revealed her determination to get back on stage and sing.

"If I can't run, I'll walk. If I can't walk, I'll crawl," she said. "And I won't stop. I won't stop."

Celine added that while it "sounds great" to sing in a recording studio, nothing comes more naturally than creating "magic" when she performs live for her adoring fans.

"It's not hard to do a show, you know," the My Heart Will Go On star explained. "It's hard to cancel a show."

The singer revealed she had been diagnosed with stiff person syndrome in December 2022.

The rare neurological disorder causes painful muscle spasms and muscle stiffness and can affect a person's mobility.

Following the news about her health, Celine cancelled tour dates across Europe which had been scheduled for early 2023.

I Am: Celine Dion will begin streaming on Prime Video from 25 June.