Devastated Buble tells of his son’s cancer fight
SINGER Michael Buble has revealed the devastating emotional impact of his young son’s battle with liver cancer.
In a searing interview, the star said of the diagnosis, when son Noah was three: “You just want to die. I don’t even know how I was breathing.
“My wife was the same, and even though I was the stronger of the two of us, I wasn’t strong. My wife was … I’m sorry, I can’t make it to the end of that sentence.”
Buble, 43, (pictured) and his wife, Argentinian actor Luisana Lopilato, 31, have two younger children, Elias, 2, and 11-week-old Vida. The couple put their careers on hold after Noah’s diagnosis in 2016.
With the five-year-old’s cancer now in remission, Buble says he is questioning everything about his life and is planning to quit his music career after the release of his new record, called Love.
“It’s been such a difficult exercise. It hurts me, and it hurts me to talk about Noah.
“But my whole being has changed. My perception of life. I don’t know if I can even get through this conversation without crying.”
Before the illness, he said, he would worry about his career, but now he has become “embarrassed by my ego”.
“I decided I’ll never read my name again in print, never read a review … (or) use social media again.
“I don’t have the stomach for it any more. The celebrity narcissism. This is my last interview. I’m retiring …”