The Wanted’s Tom Parker dead at 33-years-old following a lengthy battle with stage four glioblastoma.
The British singer’s wife Kelsey took to Instagram on Wednesday (Mar. 30) to announced Parker’s death, sharing that the late singer passed away earlier in the day with his family at his side.
“Our hearts are broken, Tom was the centre of our world and we can’t imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence,” she wrote. “We are truly thankful for the outpouring of love and support and ask that we all unite to ensure Tom’s light continues to shine for his beautiful children.”
Kelsey concluded, “Thank you to everyone who has supported in his care throughout, he fought until the very end. I’m forever proud of you ❤️💫✨❤️.”
The “Glad You Came” hitmaker and his wife shared a daughter, Aurelia Rose, 2, and a son, Bodhi Thomas, 17 months.
Parker was diagnosed with a brain tumor in the summer of 2020 and had been seeking treatments.
In November 2021, Parker revealed that his tumor was “under control” and was stable.
“I’m sat here with tears in my eyes as i tell you. We’ve got my brain tumour under control,” Parker wrote at the time. “We had the results from my latest scan…and I’m delighted to say it is STABLE. 😭😭😊😊Such a mix of emotions . We couldn’t ask for any more really at this point; a year or so in to this journey. Honestly over the moon. We can sleep a little easier tonight. Thank you for all your love and support over the last 12+ months. Love from Me,Kelsey, Aurelia & Bo”
Parker remained positive throughout his journey with a brain tumor and gave an look into his life in his documentary, Tom Parker: Inside My Head, which was released in October 2021.