Here's what happened during Lewis Capaldi's live lunch on Instagram

Lewis Capaldi took over Deliveroo's Instagram account today to live stream from his family home in Bathgate - and the singer was in hilarious form.

Friday, 10th April 2020, 7:08 pm
Updated Friday, 10th April 2020, 7:09 pm

The 23-year-old chart sensation kicked off his 30-minute virtual ‘Live Lunch with Lewis’ by explaining that he wouldn't in fact be having any food, as his NHS worker mum was at work.

"I hope you're all eating lunch," said Lewis, who still lives with his parents. "I myself am not eating any lunch. Why? Because I'm a complete child and I can't do anything for myself.

"My mother works in the NHS... she's a nurse, so obviously she's been out dealing with everything that's going on in the hospital in Glasgow. She's a legend, though, and what she's doing is incredible."

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Lewis Capaldi hosted a live lunch from his family home in Bathgate.

Lewis also revealed that he gets anxious when he can't go out of the house, and has been dealing with lockdown by going out for a daily run.

The singer also said he's been trying to write new songs while in lockdown, but his mum has been distracting him constantly while he tries to write tunes for the follow-up to his mega-selling debut, Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent.

"She's recently discovered memes, and has been sending me them constantly," he said. "It's very difficult to get inspired when your mum is sending you memes 24/7.

"It's been relentless," he added. "I just can't take any more of it!"

Lewis was asked by one fan if he'd rather be a famous singer or be able to bring his favourite singer back to life.

"I'd rather be a singer," he deadpanned, "because at no point in bringing my favourite singer back to life do I make any money - and that would be upsetting."

Towards the end of the session, Lewis was asked what's the first thing he plans to do when the lockdown restrictions are lifted.

"I'm getting on a train to the 'Intoxication Station'' and I'm getting off at 'Legless Lane'," he quipped.

"I'm getting drunk, basically. I'm going to drown myself in pints."

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