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Grief Stricken Celine Dion Nearing 'Emotional Breakdown' After Husband Death

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Jul. 5 2016, Updated 10:04 a.m. ET

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A reeling Celine Dion is on the verge of emotional collapse in the wake of the double devastation of the recent deaths of her beloved husband and brother, insiders tell Radar exclusively.

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"Celine always wants to appear strong for her three kids," the source said. "But behind closed doors she is in a flood of tears every time she thinks of their deaths."

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Sources close to the "My Heart Will Go On" singer say that the cancer-related deaths of her husband and manager Renee Angelil, 73, on January 14, and her brother, Daniel, 59, just two days later, have brought Dion to her knees.

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And while the singer, 48, has publicly said; "Life is not always perfect. You have to deal with it," friends told Radar that Dion is staggering behind the scenes.

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Shocking photos showed the singer staggering through Paris looking "gaunt and weak" on June 21.

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"Everyone is praying that she'll be OK, but we're all concerned," said a source from her inner circle.

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The Canadian superstar was also rocked by a recent National ENQUIRER report that Dion and Angelil weathered a turbulent episode in their marriage when he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a Las Vegas hotel in 2000, then paid her an astounding $2 million in "hush money" to keep it a secret from his wife!

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he settlement included Angelil's agreement to offer and 'apology' and take an HIV blood test.

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Despite the damning agreement, Dion stood by her man saying, "It is the price we pay. There is always someone out there wanting to destroy you."

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But insiders say she was devastated by the news of the embarrassing incident resurfacing in the media. "Celine has faced unimaginable tragedy this year," said a close family friend. "She's struggling to survive every day."

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"Everyone is praying she'll be OK."

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