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X Factor's Tom Mann shares heartbreaking update following emotional memorial for late fiancée

Dani Hampson tragically passed away on 18 June

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Gemma Strong
Gemma StrongOnline Digital News Director
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X Factor star Tom Mann has taken to Instagram with a heart-rending update following a memorial for his late fiancée, Dani Hampson.

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On Sunday, Tom took to Instagram to share a snapshot from the event, which showed 18 friends gathered in a park with picnic blankets, some with children and dogs, to remember Dani.

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A few hours later, he once again returned to his Stories to share a new photo with his followers.

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The image shows the couple sharing a kiss as they stand by the water, and Tom admitted: “There are no words to describe how much I miss you Dan. Forever & always.”

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Tom took to Instagram following Dani's memorial

Dani tragically passed away on 18th June. Announcing the awful news, Tom wrote on Instagram: "I can't believe I am writing these words but my darling Dani - my best friend, my everything and more, the love of my life - passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning, 18th June.

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"On what was supposed to be the happiest day of our lives ended in irreversible heartbreak. I feel like I have cried an ocean. We never made it to the altar; or got to say our vows, or dance our first dance, but I know you know that you were my entire world and the best thing that has ever happened to me, Danielle.

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Dani tragically passed away earlier this month

"I will wear this ring that I was always supposed to wear as a sign of my unconditional love to you.”

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He continued: "I am completely broken trying to process this and I honestly don't know where to go from here, but I do know I need to use any strength I can muster for our little boy.

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The couple had been due to marry

"I will not be a mark on the parent that you had already become but I promise I will do my everything to raise Bowie just the way we always wanted. I promise you he will know how amazing his mummy was. I promise to make you so so proud.

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"The most beautiful person inside and out. The most incredible soul. We have lost such a special person and I am sure we are about to see an abundant outpouring of love that reflects that. I will try to find peace in your messages and comments, but right now I am grieving and I will be for a very, very long time."

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Tom and Dani welcomed son Bowie in October

He concluded: "My darling Dani, the brightest light in any room, my world is nothing but darkness without you. I will miss you forever."

Tom and Danielle welcomed their baby boy Bowie in October 2021.

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