Just a year and a half on from his mother Johannah Deakin’s death from leukaemia, Louis Tomlinson’s biological father has also been diagnosed with cancer.

Speaking to The Sun, Louis’ father Troy Austin explained that he had underwent a 4 hour surgical procedure to remove a tumor and is now in recovery. He explained that he years of drinking and smoking had caused the diagnosis:
“I believe my tumour was down to drinking and smoking.
“I can’t blame it on anything else”