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Kelsey Parker Shares Heartbreaking Tribute To Late Husband Tom Parker

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Kelsey Parker Shares Heartbreaking Tribute To Late Husband Tom Parker

Kelsey Parker has shared a tribute to her late husband Tom Parker, after The Wanted star sadly passed away at the end of March at the age of 33.

You can watch the tribute below:

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Alongside the video, Kelsey, 32, wrote: "Thank you for all your kind messages today and over the last few weeks. I wasn’t sure if or when to do an interview but Tom always believed in sharing our journey so this felt right.

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"All of your messages have reassured me of that. I can’t tell you what it means to us. For keeping Tom and the kids in all of your thoughts and prayers. Positive Parkers Forever. Thank you ❤️ #positiveparkers."

Kelsey shared a tribute to Tom. (Credit: Kelsey Parker/Instagram)
Kelsey shared a tribute to Tom. (Credit: Kelsey Parker/Instagram)

Tom sadly passed away on 30th March after an 18-month battle with brain cancer.

This weekend, Kelsey spoke for the first time about Tom's death. She told The Sun on Sunday: “It was still beautiful until the very end. It was just us and there was so much love in that room.

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“Live Forever by Oasis was playing. He was sedated and I was holding his hand... When he passed away I closed his eyes and I gave him a kiss and said I love you. I told him he was my everything.”

Kelsey explained how after saying goodbye to Tom, she sat outside for a moment.

“I was sitting there on this bench, crying, when I looked up and this feather fell down from the sky. I said to Tom before he passed away, ‘Will you give me signs every day’, and he said, ‘Yes’. I knew straight away it was him.

"I kept that feather, I still have it in a little glass pot on my dressing table.”

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Tom was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour in October 2020. (Credit: Tom Parker/Instagram)
Tom was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour in October 2020. (Credit: Tom Parker/Instagram)

Tom was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour in October 2020 after suffering a series of "unexplained" seizures during the summer months the same year.

In an interview with OK! Magazine, Tom said doctors told him that they had found a grade 4 glioblastoma.

Before Tom passed away, he had been able to reunite on stage with his Wanted bandmates, for a greatest hits album and tour, visiting Liverpool, Hull and London in March 2022 for which Tom joined his bandmates on stage.

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Tom was supported on the tour by Kelsey and their children, Aurelia, two, and Bodhi, one.

Our thoughts remain with Kelsey as well as Tom's loved ones.

Featured Image Credit: Kelsey Parker/Instagram

Topics: Celebrity, Health

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