Louis Tomlinson Mom Dead: Celebrity Condolences
Louis Tomlinson is receiving condolences on the death of his mother. See stars’ reaction tweets and tributes below.
As Gossip Cop reported, Johannah Deakin died of leukemia at age 42 earlier this week. The passing was announced on Friday morning. Now One Direction band mate Liam Payne has posted on Twitter, “Louis, I’m so sorry for you my brother my heart aches for you, just know that I love you the same from a million miles away as I do right next to you.”
Payne went on, “I’m always here for you through everything as you have been for me. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this incredibly sad time I can’t begin to imagine what you are all going through. Rip Johanna you are forever in my thoughts.” Niall Horan similarly tweeted, “Very sad news. Louis I love you mate and I’m / all of us are here for you all the way. You’re mum was an incredible person. Thinking of you and your family. love from my family to yours.”
Also offering condolences is Zayn Malik. He and Tomlinson were extremely close during Malik’s time in One Direction, but feuded a bit after he controversially quit the band and embarked on a solo career. No matter, their bond remains strong in tragic times like these, with Malik tweeting, “@Louis_Tomlinson love you bro! All of your family is in my prayers. proud of your strength and know your mum is too x.”
Simon Cowell, who put the guys in One Direction together as a group on “The X Factor,” wrote, “Heartbroken for you @Louis_Tomlinson. Your mum Jay was an incredible person. Sending you all my love.” Cheryl Cole, who is expecting a baby with Payne, said, “@Louis_Tomlinson my heart breaks for you. I am so sorry. My thoughts are with you and your loved ones at this incredibly tragic time.”
Nathan Sykes commented, “Thoughts are with @Louis_Tomlinson today. Heartbreaking news.” Piers Morgan posted, “What sad, shocking news. Deepest sympathy to @Louis_Tomlinson & all his family.” YouTube star Dylan Collins made a One Direction lyric reference, writing, “This is NOT the end!! @Louis_Tomlinson #StayStrongTomlinsonFamily.”
“Heartbroken for all of @JohannahDarling family especially my friend @Louis_Tomlinson,” said TV host Ian Roycey. Model Betsy Blue tweeted to Tomlinson and two of his sisters, “Sending every bit of my love and thoughts to @fizfizfiz @lottietommo @Louis_Tomlinson and your beautiful family.” Boyzone member Ronan Keating also wrote, “My Heart goes out to Louis Tomlinson and his family at this time. Heartbreaking.”
Danielle Peazer, who used to date Payne, tweeted, “Such heartbreaking news, my thoughts are with @Louis_Tomlinson and his family at this time. She was such a lovely person.” Charlie Puth commented on Instagram, “My heart aches for you and your family brother. I’m so sorry for your loss. Please stay strong.” Also on Instagram, Briana Jungwirth, the mother of Tomlinson’s son, posted, “My heart aches. Every time I look at Freddie I see you in him Jay.”
“I will always remember the times we shared and talks we had. I looked up to you and sadly only knowing you for a short time, I aspired to be just like you in a mother to Freddie,” she went on. “I promise to share with him all of what I know of you including all of your beautiful attributes. We both loved you very much. You’ll always stay close forever in our hearts.”
As Gossip Cop reported, Tomlinson was long ago slated to perform on “The X Factor” finale on Saturday, and still plans to go through with the performance to honor his mother’s wishes. Mom and son are pictured above at last year’s Believe In Magic Cinderella Ball.