Tom Parker talks about how he’s been struggling to walk again during cancer treatment, but vowed to move on when he last appeared on television in his Channel 4 documentary, Tom Parker: Inside My Head, before tragic death at the age of 33
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Tom Parker tried to walk away but bravely vowed to keep going in his final televised appearance.
The Wanted singer is saddened to lose her battle with cancer aged 33 today, with wife Kelsey paying tribute to “the center of her world” as she thanked everyone for their support for her and the couple’s two children.
During his battle with cancer, Tom continues to promote greater awareness of the devastating effects of his incurable brain tumor, and he has opened up about the struggles and fights for himself in a poignant appearance in the Channel 4 documentary, Tom Parker: Inside My Head.
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In the heartbreaking but emotional documentary, Tom tells his bandmates: “I feel fine, man – my voice is always a little hoarse after treatment. When you were told you had cancer There’s no cure, everything happens so fast.”
“Everybody was really likable. So many people got in touch with each other. It puts everything into perspective you know what I mean, like if they fought against it then I might.”
His bandmate Nathan Sykes also discussed the group’s charity gig for Stand Up To Cancer, as he joked to his friend, “I tried dancing around the kitchen the other day before. , it didn’t happen.”
Tom countered with a heartbreaking admission: “I can’t even walk around the kitchen let alone dance.”
Fortunately, Tom was well enough to attend the performance held at the Royal Albert Hall, with proceeds split between Stand Up To Cancer and The National Brain Appeal.
Tom’s wife, Kelsey, announced the sad news of his passing today.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm that Tom passed away peacefully earlier today with all his family by his side. Our hearts are broken, Tom is the center of our world and We cannot imagine life without his infectious smile and”
“We truly thank you for the overwhelming love and support, and ask that we all unite to ensure Tom’s light continues to shine on his beautiful children. Thank you. everyone has supported him all this time.
In a poignant final sentence, she added: “I’m forever proud of you.”
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/tom-parker-unable-walk-vowed-26597369 Tom Parker was 'unable to walk' but vows to continue in final TV appearance