Tom Parker’s celebrity friends including Marnie Simpson and Liam Payne send support after brain tumour diagnosis

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Tom Parker's celebrity friends have flooded him with support after he announced he has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.

The 32 year old opened up on the diagnosis in a heartbreaking interview with OK! magazine, with The Wanted singer saying he is "in complete shock."

He explained in the exclusive interview alongside his pregnant wife Kelsey: "It's so much to take in. I knew something wasn't right, but I never expected it to be this. You never think this will happen to you.

"I think Kelsey has come to terms with it better than me. It's so consuming. It's so hard and it's all I can think about."

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Since the devastating news was announced this morning, his famous pals have voiced their support for the Chasing The Sun hitmaker.

Fellow former boyband member Liam Payne wrote: "Sending you love in this really tough time," alongside three red love heart emojis.

Marnie Simpson commented: "Sending all my prayers, love, hope and strength your way."

Former The Only Way Is Essex star James 'Arg' Argent added: "We love you Tom! We got this brother, No doubt about it!," whilst Vas J Morgan simply commented with a black heart.

Swimmer and I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! contestant Rebecca Adlington wrote: "Sending so much love and support always."

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Meanwhile, TV presenter Richard Bacon wrote on Twitter: "Gosh. Poor guy. Poor family. All the best."

Tom's The Wanted bandmates are yet to speak publicly about Tom's shock diagnosis, but he has opened up on the support they have given him.

He said in his OK! magazine interview: "Obviously all the boys were as shocked as we were. They are gutted by the news, but they’ve been incredibly supportive.

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"Jay [McGuinness] has been round to see us a few times since we got the news and is reading up on everything he can and Max [George] was here last week.

"Siva [Kaneswaran] and Nathan [Sykes] obviously live a lot further away, but all four of the boys have been texting regularly and sending through different articles and possible treatments and therapies that they’re all reading about.

"They’ve been so positive, but when I spoke to Max he was in bits. We were in bits together."

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