Singer says wife Luisana Lopilato is a good influence on his drinking and diet

Michael Bublé says his bad habits in the past made him like Barney from The Simpsons.

Michael – who is now expecting a baby with his wife of two years, Argentinian model Luisina Lopilato, 25 – admits he has settled down a lot.

‘You are who you hang out with and my wife doesn’t drink and is very healthy,’ says Michael, 37.

‘But four years ago I was tiny, so tiny when I went through the break-up [with Emily Blunt]. I was drinking every day, doing nothing, smoking cigarettes and I was really skinny.

‘But I wasn’t healthy, I was heart attack skinny.’

Part of the problem for the crooner is his all-or-nothing approach to food and drink.

‘I’m the kind who if I drink I lose my appetite, boom, and if I have a bite to eat I don’t want to drink, I feel full.

‘And I don’t do one drink. I’m like Barney from The Simpsons – once it begins it begins.’

Well, you don’t look like Barney, Michael.

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