Tom Mann’s fiancée died just hours before their wedding, according to reports. Tom Mann, a former X Factor contestant, has posted a heartbreaking tribute to his fiancée Dani Hampson on Instagram after she died only hours before their wedding.
The heartbreaking news broke Saturday morning, just hours before the couple was supposed to say “I do” at the altar.
“What was supposed to be the happiest day of our life ended in irreversible heartbreak,” he wrote on Monday in a message to his fans.
“I can’t believe I’m typing these words, but my beloved Dani – my closest friend, my everything and more, the love of my life – passed suddenly in the early hours of Saturday morning, June 18,” his caption began. “I feel like I’ve shed an ocean of tears.”
“We never made it to the altar, spoke our vows, or danced our first dance, but Danielle, I know you know you were my entire world and the best thing that ever happened to me. I’ll wear the ring I’ve always been intended to wear as a symbol of my undying love for you.”
Tom Mann Fiance Death Cause
Mann did not say anything about the cause of death of Hampson or Tom Mann Fiance illness. Bowie Andrew Mann, the couple’s kid, was born on October 18, 2021, making him less than a year old at the time of his mother’s death.
“I am absolutely broken trying to digest this, and I honestly don’t know where to go from here,” Mann wrote. “All I know is that I need to utilize whatever strength I can summon for our little guy.”
We were very saddened to hear of the passing of Dani Hampson who was part of the Spiceworld 2019 family. Sending love and strength to Tom, Bowie and Dani’s family and friends ❤️ pic.twitter.com/2eFGoGdjEe— Spice Girls (@spicegirls) June 21, 2022
The Spice Girls paid homage to Dani through Twitter: “We were so saddened to learn of the death of Dani Hampson, a member of the Spiceworld 2019 family. Family and friends of Tom, Bowie, and Dani are being sent love and strength.”
Mann has worked as a producer and songwriter since his “X-Factor” days and has collaborated with Ellie Goulding, Lewis Capaldi, and Rita Ora.
According to the BBC, Hampson, 34, worked as a public relations consultant and dancer for acts such as Little Mix and Take That.
Before becoming a mother, her final dance performance was for Harry Styles’ music video for Treat People With Kindness in 2021.
Tom Mann Dani Hampson Death
Mann was on the 11th season of The X Factor in 2014, where he was placed in the boyband Stereo Kicks, which was established in the competition. They finished fifth in the season.
Following his X Factor appearance, Mann went on to work as a songwriter for musicians such as Rita Ora, Lewis Capaldi, and Tom Grennan, according to Sky News.
“I won’t be a blot on the parent you’ve already become, but I swear I’ll do everything I can to raise Bowie the way we always wanted. I guarantee he will remember how wonderful his mother was. I promise to make you extremely proud.”
Several celebrities, including British artist Hrvy, wrote comments under Mann’s posts, including: “We’re all sorry, Tom; we adore you. I’m thinking about you, guy.”
Mann concluded his statement with: “I will try to find comfort in your thoughts and remarks, but for the time being, I am grieving and will be for a long time. My dear Dani, the brightest light in any room, without you, my world is nothing but darkness. I shall always miss you.”