Louis Tomlinson furious over 'gossipy' questions about grief during TV interview

Carla Harmon
February 4, 2020

Louis Tomlinson has criticised BBC Breakfast's Dan Walker for asking him "about his grief" during an interview about the star's new album, and declared he would never go on the show again.

Dan walker Y Louise Minchin To talk about his debut solo album, "Walls," but he also faced a relationship for his relationships with his former bandmates and his pain over the death of his mother, Johannah, for leukemia in 2016.

As a 1D reunion was eventually brought up, the singer said: "You've ticked them all off - trauma, Zayn and we're finally on this one".

Louis Tomlinson and sister Félicité Tomlinson at their mother's wedding in 2014.

"I was upset that you continued to ask me about my grief", the 28-year-old star responded.

His sister Félicité passed away previous year aged 18 from a heart attack, following an accidental overdose of cocaine, Xanax and oxycodone.

Louis Tomlinson would prefer not to talk about the personal tragedies he's endured as he promotes his new solo album. "We would be stupid not to get back together". Love to all my fans for always having my back'.

Not long afterward, Walker responded: "Sorry you feel like that".

He continued: "I am lucky to have a creative way of talking about grief, but this does not give you the right to talk about it for gossip".

'We know it's painful which is why we didn't dwell on it. "The least I can ask for is that you have respect." my decision not to be asked about something so painful in interviews. No intention of upsetting you or being "talkative" about it.

Minchin later asked him about his "spat" with Malik, prompting Tomlinson to say: 'God, you're proper going in here today aren't you?' This is not our style at #BBCBreakfast.

Louis previously spoke to MTV News about his new music, he said: "It's kind of all I've ever known as a writer, to be honest".

Tomlinson hinted he was uncomfortable with the line of questioning, telling the hosts: "I've just released my first album, that's what we're here for".

People tend to forget this, but celebs are still human, y'all - and no human wants to talk about their recently deceased family members during an interview that was supposed to be about something much more uplifting. We have a lot of situations where we're sat in interviews and if you're in a certain mood you might run your mouth.

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