After sharing his diagnosis with the world, Tom said Ed quickly reached out to him, writing, “Pretty much from the moment I was diagnosed, Ed Sheeran contacted me with an offer to do all he could. to help.”
Tom explained that he had known Ed for more than a decade after the “Bad Habits” singer “joined The Wanted on our tour bus on a promotional trip in America.”
He added: “We always ran into each other over the years and had a great relationship.”
Following Tom’s death, Ed posted a poignant Instagram tribute to the fellow singer on March 30.
“So sad to hear that Tom has passed away,” he wrote. “Thoughts and love are with Kelsey, his children and his family. Very sad day, what a sweet boy x.”