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"Never again": Why Michael Bublé has sworn off social media

"Never again": Why Michael Bublé has sworn off social media

Canadian singer Michael Bublé has revealed why he no longer uses social media in an interview with The Daily Telegraph.

Bublé is now touring a sold out tour in Australia as he cancelled a tour in 2016 after his son Noah was diagnosed with liver cancer hepatoblastoma. Buble made the decision to be with his family and stay by his son’s side as Noah underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Bublé made the decision to no longer post photos of his personal life and live in the moment for his three children, Noah, seven, Elias, four and Vida, one, who he shares with wife Luisana Lopilato after Noah’s diagnosis.

“There is a reason why I am a different human being,” he said to The Daily Telegraph. “I am grateful. I genuinely appreciate people so much. I am completely liberated as a human, as an artist, as an entertainer.

“I have been through the worst thing that could happen to you and now I sing karaoke for money and I am out there laughing and crying and dancing and I love every second.”

After being by his son’s side after cancer treatment, Bublé has since sworn off social media for life as he vows to be more present.

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“A lot of it was a philosophical change of really trying to choose to just be in the moment and to like wake up in the morning and to check myself and go, ‘hey dude, you are a lucky man, go out there and show your kids with your actions’ because most of my life was spent being a narcissistic d**k.”

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He still has active Twitter and Instagram accounts, but doesn’t check them personally as his team takes care of them for him.

“Never again,” he said of social media. “I just think for me I let my insecurity get the best of me because I wasn’t the guy that could read a review and be okay with it. I would end up calling the person. It is just better for me, more healthy.”