Singer Michael Bublé has asked for “prayer and privacy” as he announced that his son has been diagnosed with cancer.
After an unexpected trip to the doctor took a shocking turn for the worse. Bublé’s three-year-old son, Noah, was diagnosed with the deadly disease.
The little boy had travelled to the US with his dad and mum Luisana Lopilato, who is a model and actress, after they raised concerns about his health.
The music star broke the news on his Facebook page. Although he did not give any details about the type of cancer.
Bublé asked for prayers and he said he and his wife Lopilato were giving up work commitments to concentrate on “helping Noah get well.”
His statement said: “We are devastated about the recent cancer diagnosis of our oldest son Noah who is currently undergoing treatment in the US.
“We have always been very vocal about the importance of family and the love we have for our children. Luisana and I have put our careers on hold in order to devote all our time and attention to helping Noah get well.
“At this difficult time, we ask only for your prayers and respect for our privacy.
“We have a long journey in front of us and hope that with the support of family, friends and fans around the world, we will win this battle, God willing.”
Bublé was raised as a Catholic but now describes himself as agnostic.
According to an Oprah interview on 9 October 2009, Bublé dreamed of becoming a famous singer since he was two years old. When he was a teenager, he slept with his Bible and prayed to become a singer.
Bublé is now a singer, songwriter, actor record producer. He has won several awards, including four Grammy Awards.
As of 2013, Bublé has sold over 55 million albums worldwide.
His wife, an Argentinian actress, is a practicing Christian. The couple has been married for five years