Celine Dion fans hail her documentary as ‘raw’ and ‘honest’ as viewers react to ’emotional’ film capturing star’s battle with Stiff Person Syndrome: ‘I’m already teary’

Celine Dion fans have hailed her courageous new documentary capturing her battle with Stiff Person Syndrome as ‘raw’ and ‘honest’ after the film debuted on Prime Video on Tuesday. 

Viewers took to X to share their reactions to I Am: Celine Dion, with many describing how they shed tears watching Celine’s ordeal on screen. 

‘This Celine Dion documentary has me SOBBING,’ one declared with a crying emoji.

‘Just watched I Am Celine Dion and that was so raw, honest and emotional,’ another viewer posted. ‘So sad and so hard but if anyone can find their voice again and get back on their feet, it’s @celinedion!! She’s one determined lady!!! We can’t wait for her return!’ 

One shared video of  Tamera Mowry-Housley tearing up on The Real to describe their emotional state following the viewing. ‘Me after watching the Céline Dion documentary,’ they captioned it. 

Celine Dion fans have hailed her courageous new documentary about her battle with Stiff Person Syndrome as ‘raw’ and ‘honest’ after the film debuted on Prime Video

‘I just finished watching #iamcelinedion. It was such a raw and emotional watch. The last part broke me. Her resilience is unmatched. Celine, I love you with all my heart. Forever and always,’ another posted. 

‘Just in under a few minutes into the documentary, and I’m already teary,’ one tweeted. ‘We love you, @celinedion.’

‘Just watched @celinedion ‘I am Celine Dion’ omg, my heart absolutely breaks for what you have gone through with SPS. As someone who has been a fan since I was a little girl, thank you for everything you have given already but also for what is yet to come,’ another posted.

‘The way y’all feel about Beyonce and Taylor is the way I feel about Celine Dion… And this documentary has me in SHAMBLES. I love her so much. They just don’t make them this talented or gracious or wise anymore. #IAmCelineDion,’ another posted. 

Another called the film ‘inspiring’ and a ‘true love letter’ to Celine’s fanbase.  

One wrote: ‘I had the privilege of seeing #IAmCelineDion last week. It is incredibly revealing, moving, difficult, and ultimately inspiring. A true love letter to her fans. I can’t recommend it enough – stream it on @PrimeVideo!’ 

Dion, 56, announced in 2022 her diagnoses with Stiff Person Syndrome, a rare autoimmune neurological disorder that causes muscle stiffness and uncontrollable spasms. 

Her struggles have been documented in the new Amazon Prime release I Am: Céline Dion – a heartbreaking look at the superstar’s daily life since making the decision to withdraw from the public eye while coming to terms with SPS and its debilitating effects.

Her struggles have been documented in the new Amazon Prime release I Am: Céline Dion - a heartbreaking look at the superstar's daily life since making the decision to withdraw from the public eye while coming to terms with SPS and its debilitating effects

Her struggles have been documented in the new Amazon Prime release I Am: Céline Dion – a heartbreaking look at the superstar’s daily life since making the decision to withdraw from the public eye while coming to terms with SPS and its debilitating effects

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