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Kelsey Parker shares emotional snap at first wedding without Tom and raises glass in his memory

Kelsey Parker has opened up about her the beginning of her "year of firsts" following the death of her beloved husband, Tom Parker. The singer and The Wanted star passed away in March at the age of 33, just two years after he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. This weekend, Kelsey attended her first wedding without her husband, and posted a touching tribute to him on Instagram.
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Aston Merrygold says deaths of Tom Parker and Sarah Harding ‘put life into perspective’
Sarah Harding and Tom Parker has helped “put life into perspective” for him. The JLS member, 34, reflected on the devastating tragedies over the past year following the deaths of The Wanted and Girls Aloud stars who both passed away from a form of cancer.Pop music fans will recall Tom passed away back in March of this year at the age of 33 after he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour during the peak of the pandemic in October 2020.Sarah passed away at the age of 39 in September last year following her difficult year-long battle with breast cancer surrounded by her close friends and family.Now in an exclusive interview with Daily Star, the singer has spoken out about the effect the tragic deaths have had on him and his family after their loss over the past 12 months.It come as the dad-of-two unveiled a new playground made from old recycled McDonald’s Happy Meal at the Ronald McDonald House in the heart of Manchester.The park is aimed at children suffering with lifetime illnesses which is situated close to the ‘home away from home’ free accommodation provided by the charity to parents to use up and down the UK in order to be as close to their child as possible.When asked what he thought about the celebrities’ untimely passings, he said: “Listen, all of that definitely puts life into perspective.“As a dad myself, if a child’s even hurt, if they’re ill, you do have that initial panic and check over all that kind of stuff.“For it to go to any other lengths and kind of being in the traumatic stage, it has a toll on the whole family, mentally, physically, as well as siblings and stuff like that.
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Ed Sheeran helped Tom Parker with medical bills during brain cancer treatment
Ed Sheeran helped to pay for some of the medical treatment that late Wanted star Tom Parker received during his time battling brain cancer.Parker told fans in October, 2020 that he had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour, and after 18 months of fighting the disease, he died this past March.“It is with the heaviest of hearts that we confirm Tom passed away peacefully earlier today with all of his family by his side,” the singer’s wife, Kelsey, wrote in a post on her Instagram page.In his posthumous autobiography, Hope, which is due to be released on May 26, Parker reveals that Sheeran helped pay for some of his medical bills while undergoing treatment for the cancer.“Pretty much from the moment I was diagnosed, Ed Sheeran reached out to me with an offer to do anything he could to help,” Parker writes in excerpts from the book which were published by The Sun today (May 14).Parker goes on to call Sheeran “a very special man” and adds that the ‘Shape Of You’ hitmaker will “probably be mad” that he’s revealing how he “helped out” with his medical bills when Parker was seeking other treatment options alongside private immunotherapy.“He didn’t need to do any of that, but my wife Kelsey and I are so grateful to him for his support. It meant the world,” Parker writes in his upcoming book.At the time of Parker’s passing, Sheeran paid tribute on Instagram writing: “So sad to hear of Tom’s passing.
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Ed Sheeran's selfless gesture to late Wanted star Tom Parker revealed
Ed Sheeran helped fund Tom Parker's private medical treatment during the late singer's brave battle against brain cancer, it has been revealed.MORE: Ed Sheeran's surprising addition to £3.7million Suffolk estate revealedThe Wanted star died in March of this year at the age of 33 after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in October 2020, surrounded by his wife Kelsey, two children, Aurelia and Bodhi, as well as other family members.WATCH: Tom Parker teased his new book on Instagram earlier this yearHis memoir, Hope: My Inspirational Life, is set to be released later this month, and in it, he has chronicled how chart-topping singer and close friend Ed contacted him not long after his stage four glioblastoma diagnosis to see if he could help in any way, before offering to finance his medical bills.MORE: Tom Parker and wife Kelsey's relationship was a real-life fairytaleMORE: Celebrities pay tribute after The Wanted's Tom Parker dies: James Jordan, Siva Kaneswaran and moreIn an excerpt from the book obtained by The Sun, Tom said: "Pretty much from the moment I was diagnosed, Ed Sheeran, reached out to me with an offer to do anything he could to help."Ed and I have known each other since he joined The Wanted on our tour bus during a promotion trip in America more than ten years ago," he continued. "We've always run into each other over the years and had a great relationship.
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