Upon hearing the deaths of Celine Dion's husband as well as older brother, the entertainment community have responded over social media with prayers. Gospel artist and former Destiny Child member Michelle Williams, Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes, Ariana Grande, Chris Mann and many others have expressed their condolences and prayers.
Dion's husband, René Angélil, died on Jan. 14 at age 73 after battling throat cancer. Only days later, on Jan. 16, Dion's brother Daniel, 59, also passed away. He had brain, tongue and throat cancer. Daniel was 59 years old. Celine canceled her Vegas tour following the death of her husband. Our prayers are with Celine and her family at this incredibly difficult time.
Here are some of the prayers and well-wishes offered to Celine and her family at this difficult time.
Wow! We love you so much @celinedion! Prayers to you and your family!
my heart is just breaking for @celinedion. sending all the love and prayers imaginable.
Kathie Lee Gifford:
Sending love and prayers to my friend @celinedion and her family during this saddest of times.
Sending Celine Dion and her family my love and prayers for strength and peace.
@celinedion so sorry to hear of ur husband's passing. Sending prayers to u and ur family.
I am saddened by the news of René Angélil's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with @celinedion and their family .
Prayers out to @celinedion for the loss of her husband, Renè. So sad for your loss.
Our prayers for you Celine Dion and your kids at the loss of your beloved Rene.
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