Michael Buble fights tears as he opens up about son’s cancer battle

Michael Bublé’slife took a dark and unexpected turn when his son Noah, who is now 5, was diagnosed with liver cancer in 2016.

“It sucks and it still sucks. What we went through is the worst possible thing you can go through as a parent and maybe as a human being,” the 43-year-old jazz singer told Australia’s Today show on Thursday, October 4. Bublé’ added that there were days in which he and wife Luisana Lopilato “were just surviving, struggling to survive, and to breathe.”

He continued: “I much rather would have it have been me. Many times I wish that it had been.”

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The four-time Grammy winner and Argentinian actress, 31, were overwhelmed by the support they received from loved ones and strangers. “Some days when we wished we didn’t wake up, when we did, we felt the love of those people,” Bublé recalled, while fighting tears.. “We knew they were praying for us, we knew that there was goodness out there. It gave us faith in humanity.”

Bublé and the 31-year-old are also parents of Elias, 2, and 2-month-old Vida.

“I’ve been through a lot,” he said on Thursday. “One of the things about going through something that my family has been through is that it gives you great perspective and one of those points of perspective is that it really allows you to appreciate the good things.”

Following Noah’s diagnosis, Bublé’ put his career on hold for two years. His 10th record “Love” will be released in November.

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