For the first time, the singer LeAnn Rimes has shared her psoriasis in a string of nude snaps to Instagram.
The country singer, 38, told about her battle and reveal her ongoing struggle with the skin condition.
As cited News24xx.com from to the NHS, the battle causes red, flaky, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales.
LeAnn penned a lengthy caption to her 482,000 followers, and telling fans: “So much of my journey, both personally and within my creations, my new chant record and podcast coming out soon, has been excavating pieces that I’ve been hiding and bringing them to the light. It’s been and still is a journey of allowing them out and welcoming and reintegrating those fragments back into wholeness. Music has been my gift, and why I’m here. But I want to give a voice to these other pieces of me. And I want to give a voice to what so many other people are going through. This is finally my time to be unabashedly honest about what psoriasis is and what it looks like. You know when you say something you’ve been holding in for so long, and it’s such a sigh of relief? That’s what these photos are to me. I needed this. My whole body – my mind, my spirit – needed this desperately.”
LeAnn tells that it’s been 16 years since her condition last flared up.
She was first diagnosed aged two, and by six, around 80% of her body was covered in red spots.
LeAnn has found herself stressed – a common trigger for the condition.