Max George shared a heartbreaking tribute to Tom Parker on his birthday today (Thursday, August 4).
Sadly, in March, The Wanted star Tom passed away after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.
Today would have been his 34th birthday.
To celebrate the day and honor his life, Max decided to get a tattoo in Tom’s memory.
Max George’s tattoo tribute to Tom Parker
The 33-year-old took to Instagram earlier today to share some snaps of the tattoo with his 334,000 followers.
The tattoo is just below his collarbone and reads ‘8/4/1988’ – Tom’s date of birth.
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“8/4/1988,” he captioned the post. “Happy birthday brother… You are always with me.”
Fans react to tribute to Max George
A large number of Max’s fans and followers took to the comments section to rave about Max’s tribute to Tom.
“Nice tribute to Tom, he would have liked that,” wrote one follower.
“Oh Max I love that. Close to your heart but your angel on your shoulder. Happy birthday Tommy,” said another.
“So beautiful, he would absolutely love this. Thinking of you and sending lots of love,” commented a third.
“With you always! Such a special tattoo. Sending you all so much love today,” wrote another.
“So special to send so much love,” said a fifth.
Kelsey pays tribute to Tom
Max’s tribute to his late friend comes not long after Tom’s wife paid a tribute to Kelsey herself.
Last month, Kelsey celebrated her first wedding anniversary without Tom. Kelsey took to Instagram on July 14 to share an emotional video of her and Tom on their wedding day.
“I never thought I’d be celebrating our four year anniversary like this, Tom. Most people would like to have their wedding day all over, I’d settle for a hug,” she captioned the heartbreaking post.
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She went on to say that she misses him “immensely” and that their wedding was the “best day of my life”.
“I love you Tom. Thank you for choosing me as Mrs. Parker. Positive Parker forever.”
“Wonderful memories, Tom would be so proud of you now,” wrote one follower.
“Anniversaries always hurt harder than we imagine. Sending you lots of love,” said another.
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