Louis Tomlinson’s mother Johannah passed away last week after her short battle with leukaemia.
Today her husband Dan Deakin took to her Twitter account to pass on a message she penned to her son’s fans before she died.
The heartfelt words describes the fandom as "amazing" before thanking them for changing Louis' life - and hers.
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
After Louis’ brave performance with Aoki on the X Factor Saturday night he took to Instagram to thank his fans for their support.
The performance was one of his mother’s final wishes.
In a statement released on Friday, the Tomlinson family announced Johannah's death.
"It is with immeasurable sadness that Johannah Deakin's family said goodbye to Johannah in the early hours of Wednesday 7th December 2016," it read.
"Earlier this year Johannah was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of leukaemia that required immediate and continuous treatment.
"We respectfully request that the family are given time and space to grieve in private."