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TOM TAKES THE STAGE: The Wanted’s Tom Parker joins his bandmates on stage for final time

By Leonie Husselbee, Showbiz Editor | 18th March 2022

Tom Parker, 33 has joined his bandmates on stage for their greatest hits tour as he continues his cancer treatment in Spain.

Tom shared a photo on his official instagram of him and fellow bandmate Max George, who knelt beside him on his throne. Max can be seen serenading Tom in the photo on stage.

In October 2020, Tom shared with fans that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma. Last year he was happy to announce his condition was stable after undergoing an MRI scan.

Due to his brain tumor Tom has been using a wheelchair as it has caused him to be too weak to stand. He swapped his wheelchair for a snazzy throne while on stage.

Months before their greatest hits tour Tom was being treated at a private facility in Spain for specialist treatment to get him ready for their reunion tour in the UK.

The singer had to pull out of the beginning of the tour for health reasons but fans were eager to welcome him back in Bournemonth and Cardiff as he was reunited with the boys.

The lads were quick to share many photos on their instagrams, beaming on stage, happy to their bandmate once again.

Fans were more than impressed to see The Wanted touring again after 8 years. One fan commented on Twitter: “8 years ago today, I was watching The Wanted on their WOM tour… Today I’ve already seen them 3 times on the Reunion Tour and I don’t want it to end”.

See tributes, messages & photos from all of the band here:



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