Carnie Wilson: Disorder Revealed Via TwitterBy: Sean Patterson - March 19, 2013
Last year, Carnie Wilson, the famous pop singer and actress, stated that she had lost significant weight after undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Now, Wilson has revealed another very personal condition to her Twitter followers. The singer told fans on March 14 that she is currently suffering from Bell’s Palsy on the left side of her face.
Bell’s Palsy is a facial paralysis comes from nerve damage that can be caused by a variety of factors, including strokes. In Wilson’s case, she has revealed that the condition is only temporary and that she has had the condition before, 14 years ago.
Just wanted you all 2 know that I have Bell’s Palsy on lf side of face right now. Scary, unfortunate, but it goes away. A challenge! Love u.
In the time since Wilson revealed her condition, she has provided updates assuring fans that things are getting better. Just today Wilson tweeted that her “smile is 70% back.”
Today better. Xoxo to you al!!!
12 days out of Bell’s and doing much better! All your wishes have warmed my heart & it’s making me heal faster! Yay!!
A beautiful day to you all My smile is 70% back!! Except when kids make me belly laugh! Lol they keep me laughing !! Luv to you all
Wilson is best known as a member of the pop group Wilson Phillips, along with Wendy Wilson, and Chynna Phillips. Wilson Phillips’ most well-known hit is “Hold On,” which topped the pop music charts in 1990:
As a bonus, enjoy this drag queen version of the song, which was created during the gay-rights related eat-ins and kiss-ins at Chick-Fil-A last year: