Canadian singer Celine Dion has released a disturbing message as she continues her health battle
Celine Dion had an urgent message for her legions of loyal fans on Friday when she shed light on a series of heartbreaking scams.
The star took to Instagram following her poor health and penned a lengthy message which read: “We have recently been made aware of online scams, where fraudsters posing as Celine Dion are unfortunately targeting fans of Celine.”
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The message continued: “These scam attempts can come from social media, fan sites and forums. Fraudsters can be very sophisticated and the best way to combat these sams has always been and remains: education and sensitization.”
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Céline and her team then detailed the elements to watch out for. “ALL Celine Dion official social networks are verified. If there is no blue tick on the profile, it is not managed by the Celine team.
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“Céline does not communicate with fans one-on-one on social media, or via email or text. If someone contacts you pretending to be Celine, do NOT provide personal banking information or password and if possible, please report the account.”
Celine worries that people will scam her fans
The message concluded: “We are sorry to learn of these situations and are doing everything in our power to limit them. If in doubt, be careful. Celine team.
The All By Myself hitmaker has faced a challenge as her health has prevented her from performing for her fans since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The star stepped back from the spotlight in late 2021, postponing her Las Vegas residency, revealing she wasn’t good enough to perform amid “severe and persistent muscle spasms.”
Celine has the support of her family
This heartbreaking news came after the pandemic saw the star forced to cancel her series of shows due to various lockdowns,
There is hope on the horizon for Celine’s followers, as the singer’s European fans hope to finally be able to see her on stage in 2023.
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