Ed Sheeran helped to pay for a few of the medical remedy that late Needed star Tom Parker obtained throughout his time battling mind most cancers.
Parker informed followers in October, 2020 that he had been identified with an inoperable mind tumour, and after 18 months of preventing the illness, he died this previous March.
“It’s with the heaviest of hearts that we verify Tom handed away peacefully earlier at present with all of his household by his aspect,” the singer’s spouse, Kelsey, wrote in a put up on her Instagram web page.
In his posthumous autobiography, Hope, which is because of be launched on Might 26, Parker reveals that Sheeran helped pay for a few of his medical payments whereas present process remedy for the most cancers.
“Just about from the second I used to be identified, Ed Sheeran reached out to me with a suggestion to do something he might to assist,” Parker writes in excerpts from the ebook which have been revealed by The Solar at present (Might 14).
Parker goes on to name Sheeran “a really particular man” and provides that the ‘Form Of You’ hitmaker will “in all probability be mad” that he’s revealing how he “helped out” together with his medical payments when Parker was searching for different remedy choices alongside non-public immunotherapy.
“He didn’t must do any of that, however my spouse Kelsey and I are so grateful to him for his assist. It meant the world,” Parker writes in his upcoming ebook.
On the time of Parker’s passing, Sheeran paid tribute on Instagram writing: “So unhappy to listen to of Tom’s passing. Ideas and love are with Kelsey, his youngsters and his household. Very unhappy day, what a beautiful man x”
In the meantime, Ed Sheeran was amongst greater than 35 musicians who supported this month’s Teenage Most cancers Belief public sale.
The artists donated objects for the charity’s Star Boot Sale fundraiser, which began on April 29 and ended on Might 12. Sheeran donated some uncommon guitar plectrums to the charity.
Among the different items that have been up for grabs included flights to New York and a VIP expertise at The Who’s Madison Sq. Backyard gig, a Jake Bugg-signed Ibiza Rocks drumhead, a signed Depeche Mode guitar, Noel Gallagher’s signed trainers, Stereophonics‘ signed drumsticks, and an AC/DC-signed poster.
Take That, Paul Weller, Jools Holland, and The Vaccines additionally contributed to the public sale.