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Hailey Bieber Claps Back at Haters Who 'Downplay' Justin Bieber's Lyme Disease Diagnosis

Justin Bieber revealed on Wednesday (Jan. 8) that he's been diagnosed with Lyme disease, an inflammatory disease that leaves those infected with struggles in their joints and nervous systems.

The announcement was met with a slew of hate comments from trolls who claim that since the infection is curable when caught in its early stages, Bieber is making a big fuss out of nothing. While the crooner himself didn't respond to the hate, his wife Hailey Baldwin wasn't going to let the social media critics talk to her love that way.  

"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," she tweeted. "Making fun of and belittling a disease you don’t understand is never the way, all it takes is educating yourself."

She then switched to a more positive note, thanking Gigi and Bella Hadid, as well as their mother Yolanda, who has been suffering with Lyme disease for years, for all their "clarity and information on Lyme disease and for helping answer my questions about course of action, symptoms etc."

The model also sent "so much love" to Avril Lavigne, another celebrity with Lyme disease, "for all you do to educate people about Lyme." 

See the tweets below.