Celine Dion shared a rare glimpse of her three sons Rene-Charles, 21, and 11-year-old twins Eddy and Nelson on Instagram on Sunday to mark Mother’s Day.
On Instagram, the 54-year-old, who shared the trio with her late husband Rene Angelil, posted the sweet photo along with a heartfelt message dedicated to the “brave” mothers in war-torn Ukraine.
She wrote: This Mother’s Day I feel very happy to be with my children, and I think of mothers in Ukraine and around the world who have lost their children…
Family: Celine Dion, 45, shared a rare glimpse of her sons (LR) Twins Eddy, Nelson, 11, and Rene-Charles, 21, in a Mother’s Day tribute on Sunday as she paid tribute to those in Ukraine
Love: Celine shared some poignant words alongside the image of her beloved boys
“And for those mothers who are constantly concerned about the safety of their children… and for those mothers who spend all their energy on providing their children with the basic necessities of life.”
In the photo, Celine posed without makeup with her kids as they celebrate the day with a candlelit cake.
The French Canadian star cut a casual figure in an oversized gray sweater, her blond locks scraping back from her pretty face.
Eldest son Rene, who hugged Celine in no time, opted for a navy Montreal sweater which he delivered with a silver chain and a black baseball cap.
Eleven-year-old Eddy wore a gray T-shirt with the words Bronx and New York, beaming behind a pair of clear glasses.
While twin brother Nelson in a similar top crouched behind his mother, his dark hair falling relaxed to his shoulders.
RIP: The star shared the trio with her late husband Rene Angelil who passed away in 2016 (pictured together in 2003)
Celine also wrote: ‘These moms are really the brave ones, and I dedicate this Mother’s Day to all of them. We pray that they will find peace and comfort for their families – Celine xx’.
The star ended the heartwarming message with a black heart emoji before reposting the same words in her native French.
This comes after Celine announced in a tearful Instagram video last month that she would be postponing her European tour again.
Moved: This comes after Celine announced in a tearful Instagram video that she would be postponing her European tour again due to muscle cramps
The Grammy Award winner revealed that: she’s “still having some cramps” and that she wants to be “top shape” when she’s on stage.
The tour of Canadian superstar, Courage, began in September 2019, but by January 2022, she had canceled the remaining North American dates citing “severe and persistent muscle spasms that prevent her from performing.”
“Well, here we are again, and I’m so sorry that we have to change our tour plans for Europe one more time,” she said at the beginning of the video.
“First we had to move the shows because of the pandemic, now it’s my health problems that make us postpone some shows. And unfortunately we also have to cancel something.’
The superstar gave her fans a quick health update, saying that while she was feeling better, her progress was taking longer than expected.
“The good news is I’m getting a little bit better… but it’s going very slowly. And it’s very frustrating for me. You know I’m under the treatment of my doctors, on meds, but I’m still I’m having some spasms and it’s taking me much longer to recover than I’d hoped.’
“I have to be in top form when I’m on the podium. I honestly can’t wait, but I’m just not there yet. I’m just telling you how I feel,” she said, her voice breaking.
“And I wanted you to know that I’m sorry about this news. I know you’ve all been waiting so long for the concerts, and I appreciate your loyalty.”
‘I’m convinced by now that you must be so fed up with all this. And wait so long. But all I can say is I’m doing my very best to get back to the level I need to be so I can give 100% on my shows because that’s what you deserve,” she continued.
And thank you so much for the messages of love and support you always send to my social media. It means a lot to me.’
The blonde beauty concluded her video with a statement of support for the people of Ukraine.
“I also want to say that, like all of you, I stand with the people of Ukraine, and I hope and pray that this war ends soon. I send you all my love and prayers for peace. Hope to see you soon. Until then, take care, okay? I love you so much.’
Celine’s tour was set to begin in May 2022, but the shows have now been postponed to February 2023.
Top form: The Grammy Award winner revealed she’s ‘still experiencing some spasms’ and wants to be ‘top form’ when she’s on stage