Neil Diamond Has Parkinson’s Disease

Neil Diamond is an American icon and the “Sweet Caroline” singer recently announced that he will be retiring and canceling his 50th Anniversary tour due to being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The good news is that he will continue to write, record, and pursue new projects.Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:’ASP4g7H5QeRUInzThCXZAg’,sig:’50BnXtbp-KL-V5zrjSLAiJyLoQqwqmkUzdtoU28gLDQ=’,w:’463px’,h:’594px’,items:’900300486′,caption: true ,tld:’com’,is360: false })});

According to the statement on his website, “the onset of the disease has made it difficult to travel and perform on a large scale basis but will allow Mr. Diamond to continue his writing, recording, and development of new projects.”

The singer has been singing for 50 years and his 50th-anniversary tour set in Australia and New Zealand have been canceled.