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Bublé vision Michael Bublé reveals he 'jumped the gun' when his wife agreed to try for fourth child

"On our first 'meeting' she said to me, 'did you just do that!' I was very proud of myself. She said, 'Idiot, I didn't want to start now!"    

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Michael Bublé persuaded wife Luisana to have their fourth baby

Michael Bublé persuaded wife Luisana to have their fourth baby

Michael Bublé persuaded wife Luisana to have their fourth baby

Canadian crooner Michael Bublé reveals that he pestered his stunning wife Luisana for a fourth child - then jumped the gun when she agreed.

In an interview with the Sunday World, the superstar singer also recalls the hilarious reaction of his young son to the news that his mummy and daddy were having another baby.

"I think that in another life I was a Catholic Irish person," Michael (46) jokes when the conversation turns to his desire for a large family.

"It's completely my fault. I will tell you that my wife was happy with three, but I so badly wanted a chance to have more years to see the world through their beautiful eyes. I drove my wife nuts for another child, and I think I wore her down."

Back with a number one hit album, Higher, Bublé says he was away recording when Luisana relented and agreed to become a mum for the fourth time.

"She said to me, 'Listen, ok, maybe we'll start to try,' and she added, 'We'll give it a few months and if it doesn't happen it doesn't happen.' So, of course when I got home I was very ready to make it happen."

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Michael and Luisana at home with their children

Michael and Luisana at home with their children

Michael and Luisana at home with their children

 

The entertainer then laughs as he reveals there was a breakdown in communication with his wife over when she was ready to conceive, and he proceeded without taking precautions on their first encounter when he got back home

"On our first 'meeting' she said to me, 'did you just do that!' I was very proud of myself. She said, 'Idiot, I didn't want to start now! I wanted to be able to go on holiday and do things.' I said, 'Babe, there's no possible way that we are going to get pregnant here. It's impossible.' And then a month later...oops!"

Bublé and Argentinian-born Luisana have two sons, Noah (8) and Elias (6), and daughter Vida (3), and he says they regularly witness the affection between their parents.

"I'll be in the car with my wife and I'll look over at her and say, 'I love you so much'. I'll kiss my wife and all of a sudden I'll see three kids in the back and they're like this [mimics smiling faces]."

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Bublé, whose new album features original tracks plus songs by Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and a stand-out duet with Willie Nelson on Crazy, reveals that he's a very emotional man who sometimes finds it difficult to hold back the tears.

"I have no control with my emotion, that's the only thing that I get embarrassed about," Michael tells me. "In this very macho world you are taught as a guy that it's a weakness."

He remembers breaking down on stage at his 2018 Croke Park concert when he resumed performing following his young son Noah's recovery from liver cancer.

"The first time ever it happened was in Croke Park," Michael says. "It was my comeback because I thought that I'd never come back. If you had given me a truth serum I would have told you I was done. That [Croke Park concert] was the first time I felt just so grateful to be so connected with other human beings."

Michael Bublé's new album, Higher, is out now.

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