TORONTO — Hailey Bieber has leapt to her husband’s defence by criticizing those who “belittle” Justin’s Lyme disease.
In a public show of support for her popstar hubby, the model, 23, posted a series of tweets just hours after Justin Bieber announced he is battling the disease.
“For those who are trying to downplay the severity of Lyme disease. Please do your research and listen to the stories of people who have suffered with it for years,” Hailey wrote.
“Making fun of and belittling a disease you don’t understand is never the way, all it takes is educating yourself.”
Lyme disease is caused by the Borrelia bacterium. It is commonly spread by bites from ticks which live in tall grass and wooded areas.
In an Instagram post on Wednesday the “Sorry” singer, 25, said “it’s been a rough couple (of) years.”