Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber informed his fans that he has been diagnosed with Lyme disease, an infection that is caused by bacteria commonly carried by ticks.
Bieber also said more will be explained in a documentary series that will debut on YouTube soon.
In a statement, the singer took to task people who accused him of taking drugs for looking disheveled and said that he will be back with a bang and better than ever before. Here is the statement from Bieber:
While a lot of people kept saying Justin Bieber looks like shit, on meth etc. they failed to realize I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that but had a serious case of chronic mono which affected my, skin, brain function, energy, and overall health. These things will be explained further in a docu-series I’m putting on YouTube shortly.. you can learn all that I’ve been battling and OVERCOMING!! It’s been a rough couple years but getting the right treatment that will help treat this so far incurable disease and I will be back and better than ever NO CAP.