‘I still text him’: Max George says he’s ‘still trying to process’ Tom Parker’s death

George Max detailed how he still texts his late bandmate tom parker – two months after the singer’s death from brain cancer at the age of 33.

Appearing on Tuesday’s This Morning, Max, 33, revealed he finds comfort in sending fans Tom’s phone photos as he tries to process The fugitive death of the star, but admitted that he occasionally forgets that the singer has died when he sends him a message.

He said, ‘I’m still trying to process it, I’m still texting her. If I get pictures or things that fans have done with him or send me a nice message to do with Tom, I will send it to him on WhatsApp.

Heartbreak: Max George has detailed how he still texts his late bandmate Tom Parker, two months after the singer's death from brain cancer aged 33

Heartbreak: Max George has detailed how he still texts his late bandmate Tom Parker, two months after the singer’s death from brain cancer aged 33

‘I only find a little comfort in that. The worst is when I’m not doing it and I do it without meaning to. Sometimes I’m going to do it and I’m like, “Oh no.”

Tom died on March 30 after a nearly two-year battle with stage 4 glioblastoma. He and his wife Kelsey bravely shared every step of their cancer journey in an effort to raise money and awareness for brain cancers.

The couple share two children: Aurelia, two, and Bodhi, 19 months.

His memoir, Hope, published posthumously this month, chronicles his life from when he was an aspiring singer in Bolton to the final months of his battle with cancer.

Forever loved: Appearing on Tuesday's This Morning, Max, 33, revealed he finds solace in sending fans photos of Tom's phone as he tries to process the passing of The Wanted star (pictured September of 2021)

Forever loved: Appearing on Tuesday’s This Morning, Max, 33, revealed he finds solace in sending fans photos of Tom’s phone as he tries to process the passing of The Wanted star (pictured September of 2021)

Speaking about Tom’s book, Max revealed: “It’s a book that Tom did during the last 12 months of his life.

“It goes from the beginning, from his upbringing to the end: the whole journey, how he got off to a rocky start and his own struggles, but it’s a book about hope and it’s a book about triumph and obviously Tom had a lot.” of hardships along the way, especially towards the end, the hardest thing anyone could go through, and Kelsey, obviously.

On how Kelsey is doing, Max said: ‘Kelsey has been amazing. She has always been very strong, like Tom. It was literally two peas in a pod. She is raising awareness about glioblastoma and cancer in general, she has been excellent. We talk quite often, just check in, make sure she’s okay.

Dermot asked if Tom enjoyed the process of writing the book and Max said, “There were days where the days were quite long, especially when he was going through the chemotherapy phase because I know that really hit him, but he still got through it.” “. it’s.

“It was probably therapeutic for him in those days where he could just sit and talk.”

Group: The pair spent five years together in chart-topping group The Wanted from 2009 to 2014, before reuniting in 2021 (Pictured September with Siva Kaneswaran, Nathan Sykes and Jay McGuiness)

Group: The pair spent five years together in chart-topping group The Wanted from 2009 to 2014, before reuniting in 2021 (Pictured September with Siva Kaneswaran, Nathan Sykes and Jay McGuiness)

“I don’t know how he did that, to be honest, because he was going through hell, but he was still talking to people who had glioblastoma… and how they could put a positive spin on it and still have life.” to live.’

Having the conversation with Tom and Kelsey about helping with the book, Max said, “I said a few months ago, ‘Anything you need, to help with the book,’ but I didn’t know I’d be sitting here without Tom.” . When I got here, I was like, ‘Oh man, I’m about to talk about Tom’s book.

The pair spent five years together in chart-topping group The Wanted from 2009 to 2014, before reuniting in 2021, with Max reflecting on his first meeting with Tom.

He said: ‘It was Manchester Piccadilly station. I saw him in the audition process for the band. It was the noisy one from Bolton. He was always up front, always asking questions. We went in together and I always remember thinking, ‘The scally from Bolton…’ and I was so happy he was in.”

He added: ‘Immediately he and I hit it off. We had very similar backgrounds and became the best of friends. Within a week we were living in the same house and doing everything together.’

He said, 'I'm still trying to process it, I'm still texting her.  If I get pictures or things that fans have done with him or send me a nice message to do with Tom, I'll send it to him on WhatsApp'

He said, ‘I’m still trying to process it, I’m still texting her. If I get pictures or things that fans have done with him or send me a nice message to do with Tom, I’ll send it to him on WhatsApp’

It comes after Kelsey revealed that she feels like she’s been getting “signs” from her late husband.

She’s also been seeing a psychic medium, as she shared a snapshot of her healing crystals on her Instagram story on Thursday.

During a recent appearance on Loose Women, Kelsey revealed that she asked Tom to “please give me signs” before her death.

And the star has now shared that she feels he does, explaining: “He’s given me so many signs… car alarms go off at four in the morning, I’m like ‘no four in the morning Tom !”

She also noted that she received another signal while sitting on a bench: ‘I was sitting on this bench, crying, when I looked up and this feather fell from the sky.’

Soulmates: On how Tom's wife Kelsey is doing, Max said: 'Kelsey has been amazing.  She has always been very strong, like Tom'

Soulmates: On how Tom’s wife Kelsey is doing, Max said: ‘Kelsey has been amazing. She has always been very strong, like Tom’

Kelsey has also been dating famed psychic medium Chloe Smith, who works with stars like Maura Higgins and Adam Thomas.

The psychic has also helped stars with grief, including Amy Childs and Gemma Collins.

Posting a supplement of fluorite healing crystals to her story, Kelsey tagged Chloe, and the crystals are said to help “turn negative energy into positive energy, increase mental clarity, and promote tranquility.”

Details about Tom’s 2018 wedding to Kelsey resurfaced after the singer tragically passed away following his battle with brain cancer.

The couple had married in a romantic ceremony on the grounds of Ridge Farm in Surrey, with two of their bandmates acting as ushers.

It comes as it was also revealed that Tom had shared his plans to have two more children with Kelsey in his final interview before his passing, saying OK! they ‘always wanted a big family’.

Illness: Tom had bravely recounted his battle with cancer to raise awareness and funds for brain cancer research (pictured with children Aurelia and Bodhi)

Illness: Tom had bravely recounted his battle with cancer to raise awareness and funds for brain cancer research (pictured with children Aurelia and Bodhi)

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