'Australian Idol' Guy Sebastian has ‘a lazy eye,’ his wife Jules reveals

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Singer Guy Sebastian representing Australia performs during a dress rehearsal for the upcoming 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest In Vienna, Austria, May 20, 2015. Reuters/Leonhard Foeger

Australian crooner Guy Sebastian, who has been catapulted to singing stardom after being named the first “Australian Idol” in 2003, has an eye condition according to his wife.

TV presenter and celebrity stylist Jules Sebastian recently confirmed that the 34-year-old singer has a condition commonly referred to as “lazy eye.” However, it may not be the condition medically diagnosed as amblyopia, wherein the weaker eye often wanders inward or outward. Amblyopia is the leading cause of decreased vision among children, and if left untreated, vision loss may range from mild to severe. [READ: “Children with lazy eye can be treated using electronic glasses”]

As Jules described, Guy’s one eye appears “sleepier” than the other one. “If you look at his photos, I think it’s his left eye,” she told The Fix. “He calls it a lazy eye. I think it’s just a little more sleepy than the other one. If you have a look, you’ll probably notice it now.”

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Guy’s “lazy eye” situation was brought up by “The Voice Australia” 2016 winner Alfie Arcuri, who admitted that given the opportunity to have plastic surgery, he’d have his droopy eye” fixed. “I swear Guy Sebastian had that when he won ‘Australian Idol ,’ and now it's gone,” Alfie told The Fix.”

In addition to making his mark in the music industry as the first “Australian Idol,” Guy has also made history in 2015 when he became the first-ever Australian contestant in Eurovision Singing Contest. After singing “Tonight Again,” he landed on the fifth spot in the grand finals. His successor, Dami Im, placed second in the competition this year. [READ: “2016 Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine wins; runner-up Australian is juries’ favourite”]

Guy will soon be seen on the small screen again as a judge on the upcoming season of “The X Factor Australia,” alongside Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and “American Idol” alum Adam Lambert.

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Guy has mentored two “The X Factor” winners Reece Mastin in 2011 and Samantha Jade in 2012.

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