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Ayumi Hamasaki is slowly turning completely deaf

It's long been known that Ayumi Hamasaki had lost hearing in one of her ears, however things have taken a turn for the worse, with her Doctors concerned that she may eventually become completely deaf.

Ayu had broken the sad news in the following message, posted on her official fan club.

Just before this year's tour began I received a second blow – my hearing started to deteriorate further. My semicircular canals had blown, and I was experiencing crippling dizziness. I wasn’t able to walk in a straight line, and was often reduced to vomiting in the restroom at the rehearsal studio. I tried to put a brace face on things, but was told after various hearing tests that my right ear (which had been working overtime to compensate for my deaf left ear) was weakening fast. I don’t have a clear memory of my journey home after that. I just remember wondering how I, as a singer, would cope with two useless ears. Other than that, I was in darkness.
Damn.

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