Robbie Williams sleeps until noon and eats one meal a day to keep in shape

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UNSPECIFIED,  - MAY 29: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this screengrab, Robbie Williams performs during the debuts 'Meerkat Music' with British pop icons Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald of 'Take That' featuring Robbie Williams on Friday 29 May, 2020, at 20:00. The Meerkat Music digital gig can be viewed on the CompareTheMeerkat YouTube channel and Facebook Live. (Photo by Meerkat Music via Getty Images)
Robbie Williams has revealed his strange routine of sleeping all day so he doesn't get hungry. (Meerkat Music via Getty Images)

Robbie Williams has revealed he resists snacking during lockdown by staying in bed all day.

The 46-year-old singer – who in the past has battled his weight as well as drink and drug addictions – admitted he doesn’t sleep at night, so he stays in bed until noon.

Williams told talkSPORT radio: “I don’t get up in the morning. You know people say I have been fasting, well, no.

"I have just been sleeping through that fast. I don’t sleep until 5am or 6am. I’m a night owl, it is the way I am programmed. I don’t like it.

“I don’t want to be but I am very productive from 1am until 5am. I get a lot done and I wake up at noon. Then I will have a meal at 5pm and I will feel full.”

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The ‘Angels’ singer – who became an ambassador for weight loss programme WW in 2018 – admitted to having blow out days when he binges on junk food, but on most days he only eats one meal a day.

Williams said: “I live saintly all week. We have ‘f*** it Friday’ here. Last week I had McDonald’s fries with ketchup and mayo.

Robbie Williams, Robbie Williams (Photo by Brian Rasic/Getty Images)
Robbie Williams has struggled with his weight in the past. (Getty Images)

“I do get a sugar hangover. When I put sugar in my system I am a bit depressed and a lot slower than I usually am as sugar is poison. I don’t have sugar six days a week, it inflames.

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“You do get in the slipstream of it and it does become normal. The last four days I have one meal a day. Just dinner.”

Williams is living in lockdown in Los Angeles with wife Ayda Field and their four children - seven-year-old daughter Teddy, five-year-old son Charlie, 21-month-old daughter Coco and three-month-old son Beau wife Ayda Field, who he married in 2010.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 12: Robbie Williams attends a media call on March 12, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Sam Tabone/WireImage)
Robbie Williams says he would reunite with Take That again. (Getty Images)

He has taken part in a virtual reunion concert with his former Take That bandmates, Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald.

Pushed on whether he will reunited with them again in person he said: “Yes, I do want to do another gig with Take That.”

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