Tom Parker’s fans were left in tears as the BBC aired his zero-point Celebrity Special with bandmate The Wanted Max George on Saturday night, following the tragic death of Tom Parker. he
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An episode of Celebrity No Score featuring Tom Parker trying to raise money for cancer charities brought viewers to tears on Saturday night, as it aired on the BBC only. three days after his tragic death.
Tom passed away at the age of 33 on Wednesday after a brave nearly two-year battle with brain cancer and filmed the episode with bandmate The Wanted Max George last year.
Heartbroken fans were left in tears as they watched the singer and Max, 33, go on to win the £2,500 jackpot with the pair donating it to Tumor Charity brain and UK Brain Research Foundation in the program after they reached the final round .
One viewer said on Twitter: “Watching #PointlessCelebATIONS brings tears to my eyes. […] Tom and Max working for brain cancer charities is heartbreaking. ”
Another commented after the final round: “Just burst into tears when he and Max hit the jackpot. Seeing Tom so happy is both beautiful and heartbreaking.”
“So happy they’ve won the jackpot. They really deserve it and deserve it and I think it’s a lovely tribute to bringing the show back on air from its original day of airing.” , a third wrote.
One viewer – who said they “cry” earlier in the episode – added at the end of the show: “Let’s cry when they win. What a special moment.”
It was previously announced on Satruday that the episode – which was filmed late last year and will be broadcast at a later date – was launched in memory of Tom.
The BBC confirmed the news in a statement saying that the decision to air the episode early was made with the blessing of the late singer’s family.
It said: “In memory of Tom Parker, who sadly passed away this week, his episode of Celebrity Without Score, filmed late last year, has been released with support. Tom’s family’s support and blessings.”
It was recently announced that Tom passed away on Wednesday (March 30) surrounded by family and friends, with the tragic news shared by his wife, Kelsey Parker, 32.
He has been married to Kelsey since 2018, and the couple welcomed daughter Aurelia, now two, in 2019 and recently their son Bodhi, now one, in 2020.
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/tom-parkers-pointless-special-leaves-26621671 Tom Parker's special made fans cry when winning the charity jackpot