Tom Parker plays with baby Aurelia in cute clip after terminal brain tumour news

This week The Wanted singer Tom Parker shared devastating news that he has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.

When the 32-year-old and his wife Kelsey were enjoying a break in Norwich over the summer, he suffered weeks of unexplained seizures, prompting him to go to hospital.

Doctors then told him he had a tumour that was known as a grade four glioblastoma, saying it was "the worst case scenario".

Tom and Kelsey are parents to 15-month old girl Aurelia, and are expecting their second child, a boy.

Now pregnant Kelsey has taken to Instagram to share a heartwarming home video of Tom playing with his little girl.

The father and daughter are seen on the floor with little Aurelia sat on Tom’s belly holding a toy.

The tot wore an adorable leopard print two piece as she rolled around her dad who tells her: "Are you doing breathing with dad?"

She added: "Daddy are you doing deep breathing?"

Tom replied: "Yep!"

The soon to be mum-of two laughed as she said: “You're not really helping daddy are you?!

"Say, 'deep breathing dad'."

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And in an upsetting blow, life expectancy for someone suffering with the diagnosis is between just three to 18 months.

The devastated dad told OK! magazine: "I'm still in complete shock, it's so much to take in."

He explained: "I knew something wasn't right, but I never expected it to be this. You never think this will happen to you."

The boyband star broke the news to his social media followers today (Monday) with a difficult message.

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It read: "Hey guys, you know that we've both been quiet on social media for a few weeks and it's time to tell you why.

"There's no easy way to say this but I've sadly been diagnosed with a brain tumour and I'm already undergoing treatment.

"We decided, after a lot of thought, that rather than hiding away and trying to keep it a secret, we would do one interview where we could lay out all the details and let everyone know the facts in our own way."

Tom's message continued: "We are all absolutely devastated but we are gonna fight this all the way.

"We don't want your sadness, we just want love and positivity and together we will raise awareness of this terrible disease and look for all available treatment options.

"It's gonna be a tough battle but with everyone's love and support we are going to beat this."

For emotional support you can call the Samaritans 24-hour helpline on 116 123, email [email protected], visit a Samaritans branch in person or go to the Samaritans website.

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