Celine Dion's Husband Rene Angelil Hopes to Die in Her Arms

By Jason Marshall


Get the tissues ready, because this one'll get ya. 

Set to return to her Las Vegas residency this weekend, Celine Dion has a lot on her mind. The multiple Grammy Award-winner took the last year off from performing so she could better take care of her ailing husband, 73-year-old Rene Angelil

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Dion, 47, told USA Today in an interview recently that the situation left her not wanting to get back to work at all.

"I didn't want to be here at first, I don't need it. Don't get me wrong, I love singing for people, but I have priorities," Dion, tells USA TODAY.

Angelil, who has been battling throat cancer for several years now, managed to change his wife's mind, after insisting that she go back to doing what she loves. 

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Angelil and Dion were married in 1994, after he served as her manager at the beginning of the "All By Myself" singer's career. They have 3 children together, René-Charles, Eddy, and Nelson

You can catch Celine at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, on various dates, from August 27th until January 17th, 2016. 



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