Celine Dion said Rene was the only person she ever kissed and opened up about love and whether she plans to date in a UK interview and said it’s “definitely too soon for me” to start dating again following the tragic death of her husband René Angélil who passed away at the age of 73 in January 2016 after a battle with throat cancer. She loved him dearly and is still grieving her loss. She said: “Now it is definitely too soon for me. I am definitely in love with [René], married to him. He’s the love of my life. It’s very difficult for me to see myself with another person. The love that I have for him, I live it every day and as a woman, we do have emotions and feelings that come and go. And it’s always with him. When I sing, it’s with him. When I hug my kids, it’s for him and it’s with him. I took time to grieve and I’m still grieving.” Rene was her first and only love and Dion says she will “probably grieve for the rest of her life” She has 3 children René-Charles, 16 and 6 year-old twins Eddy and Nelson. She told The Sun newspaper: “I think I will probably grieve for the rest of my life. Rene has prepared me for all my life since I’m 12. I have never met another man in my life, never kissed another man in my life. I miss him a lot. I miss him a lot – for my partner, for the man I was embracing, kissing, making love with. My worries, my dreams … No one chooses to be sick. Life imposes for you to be sick and you have the option to be strong or not be strong. But to be surrounded by the right people helps a lot because, if you know you will die, make the best of it. I proved to Rene that he was there for me and I’m going to be there for him – and I’m still there for him.” She still feels his presence and asked Rene’s portrait if she should record a song for Disney and received an answer. Read more via The Sun and watch the interview with Dan Wootton from Bizarre.
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