Justin Bieber is coping along with his Lyme illness analysis with spouse Hailey Baldwin by his aspect.
After information broke final week that the “Yummy” singer, 25, has been battling the tick-borne sickness, the mannequin, 23, supported him on Twitter by slamming followers who had been “attempting to downplay the severity” of his analysis and in addition thanked mates Gigi and Bella Hadid, in addition to their mother, Yolanda, for serving to information them on the way to deal with the illness. (Yolanda, 56, Bella, 23, and the youngest Hadid sibling, Anwar, 20, have all struggled with Lyme illness.)
“Hailey could be very shut with each Gigi and Bella,” a supply tells PEOPLE on this week’s problem, on newsstands Friday. “They’ve been very useful in guiding and supporting Justin’s Lyme illness. From their mother’s struggles, they’ve shared a variety of worthwhile data. It’s all helped Justin tremendously.”
Bieber addressed his analysis for the primary time on Instagram on Jan. 8, writing, “Whereas lots of people stored saying Justin Bieber seems to be like s—, on meth, and many others. they failed to comprehend I’ve been lately recognized with Lyme illness, not solely that however had a critical case of power mono which affected my, pores and skin, mind perform, vitality, and total well being.”
“This stuff will likely be defined additional in a docu-series I’m placing on YouTube shortly,” Bieber continued, referencing his upcoming 10-part YouTube Originals docu-series, Justin Bieber: Seasons. “You may study all that I’ve been battling and OVERCOMING!! It’s been a tough couple years however getting the precise therapy that can assist deal with this up to now incurable illness and I will likely be again and higher than ever.”
As for why Bieber is opening up about his wrestle with the illness — which is an an infection brought on by micro organism generally carried by ticks that results in fevers, fatigue and muscle ache — now, the supply says it’s as a result of “he doesn’t need individuals in the identical scenario to surrender.”
“For a very long time, he was feeling each pissed off and offended,” the supply says. “He wasn’t feeling effectively in any respect, however nobody may assist him. And he sought a variety of completely different medical assist earlier than he bought the assistance that he wanted. He desires individuals to know his struggles had been actual.”
RELATED: Justin Bieber Says He Was Battling Lyme Illness When Folks Stated He Seemed Like He Was ‘on Meth’
Now that Bieber is getting the precise assist, the supply says he’s “wanting ahead to this 12 months.”
“Justin is doing nice now,” the supply says. “He’s enthusiastic about touring and may’t wait to renew his profession.”
All through 2019, Bieber was typically open along with his followers about his struggles and therapy for psychological well being points, which was the trigger of the singer’s personal four-year hiatus from his solo music profession.
In February 2019, a supply instructed PEOPLE that the singer was going by a tough patch, however that he was “receiving some therapy” to get higher.
“Justin appears down and drained. He has been struggling a bit,” the Bieber supply stated.
Forward of the brand new 12 months, the pop star seemingly bounced again and introduced a slate of latest initiatives, together with an upcoming album, a tour and his documentary sequence. He dropped his newest single, “Yummy,” on Jan. 3.
The primary episode of Justin Bieber: Seasons airs at 12:00 p.m. EST on YouTube on Jan. 27. The episodes will air on Mondays and Wednesdays.
For extra on Justin Bieber’s Lyme illness battle, choose up the most recent problem of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.