Justin Bieber has revealed that he was diagnosed with Lyme disease, an infection caused by bacteria most commonly carried by ticks.
Bieber took to Instagram to share the news on Wednesday.
“While a lot of people kept saying Justin Bieber looks like s***, 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,” Bieber wrote.
“These things will be explained further in a docu series I’m putting on YouTube shortly,” Bieber continued. “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.”
The singers news comes shortly after the release of his first new solo single in more than four years, “Yummy.”