Louis Tomlinson's Mum's Final Message To Fans Will Break Your Heart
The One Direction star lost his mum to leukaemia last week and her husband Dan Deakin has shared her final message on twitter.
Louis Tomlinson's proud mum wrote a message to her son's fans before she died after losing a battle with leukaemia last week. And thanks to her husband, Dan Deakin, Johanna's message has been heard by those who is was meant for.
The mother-of-seven, Johannah Deakin, 42, thanked her son's "amazing" supporters for their dedication to her son's success.
Dan took to Johannah's Twitter feed to write: "Hi, it's Dan. Johannah asked for me to send this afterwards [her death]. She wanted to thank you all, and let you know that you have been amazing right from the start. You changed Louis' life, but also her life. Your support now is as strong if not stronger than ever. So from Johanna on last time, thank you for everything xxx."
Hi, it's Dan. Johannah asked for me to send this afterwards. She wanted to thank you all, and to let you know that you have been amazing— Johannah Deakin (@JohannahDarling) December 13, 2016
right from the start. You changed Louis' life, but also her life. Your support now is as strong if not stronger than ever.— Johannah Deakin (@JohannahDarling) December 13, 2016
So from Johannah one last time, thank you for everything xxx— Johannah Deakin (@JohannahDarling) December 13, 2016
The message came just after Louis, 24, returned to social media to thank fans for their "incredible" support.
Louis, who granted his mother's dying wish by performing his debut solo track on the X Factor on Saturday night, shared a photo of himself and Steve Aoki performing their track Just Hold On and captioned the Instagram post: "Thank you for the incredible support :)"
Louis had previously thanked his loved ones and fans for supporting him through the live TV performance.
He tweeted after the show: "That was harder than I ever imagined. I want to thank everyone around me and all of the amazing fans out there that made that so special!
"Feeling so much love around me and my family . Mum would have been so f***ing proud ( sorry for swearing mum ) love you !(sic)"
And the One Direction star also thanked his collaborator Steve for his support.
He posted: "Also @steveaoki , you have been such a rock and inspiration throughout this ! Pure talent and a real gent ! (sic)"
But Steve shared the sentiments, replying to the message: "U were the rock my brother. U are my inspiration. U have the biggest ****ing heart and I'm so proud of u. Blew us all away for her. (sic)"
Following his tearful performance on The X Factor, the show's head judge Simon Cowell praised Louis for his "bravery".
He said: "I have to say something to you. I've known you for six years, what you've just done - the bravery.
Louis performed on the X Factor finals. Picture | ITV
"I respect you as an artist and I respect you as a person. Your mum was so proud of you Louis and she was so looking forward to this performance. She's watching over you now and you've done her so proud."
The chart-topping track is believed to be a tribute to Johannah and features the lyrics: "What do you do when a chapter ends / Do you close the book and never read it again / Where do you go when your story's done / You can be who you were or who you'll become."