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Harry Styles’ Step-Dad Robin Twist Has Passed Away At The Age Of 57

Tributes are pouring in for Harry Styles‘ stepfather, Robin Twist, who has passed away aged 57.

Styles’ team confirmed the news today that the doting father-figure has died following his battle with cancer.

Fans of the 23-year old singer have been taking to social media to send their love to Harry and his family.

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One Direction lovers are devastatedĀ by the news, with one saying,

Heartbroken. Robin was always such a loving and supportive presence in the fandom. Sending love and prayers to H & family.

Another Directioner wrote,

All of our thoughts and prayers go to Harry and the Styles-Twist family. We’re close to you in this sad moment.

While one tweeter shared a moving picture of Robin dressed like his step-sonĀ at one of his London shows just last month.

Robin dressed like Harry at his show in London last month, you can just see from his face how much he loved Harry.

And Harry’s fans are also sending their support to his mom, Anne Cox.

My thoughts and prayers [go] to the Twist/Styles family, I can’t believe it, it’s so sad and I hope Anne is okay.

Cox married Robin in 2013, a ceremony in which Harry was best man.

A spokesperson for the family has asked for privacy at such a sad time.

Harry’s stepfather, Robin Twist, sadly passed away this week after a long battle with cancer.Ā The family asks for privacy at this time.

The 57-year old was also father to two children from a previous marriage, Amy and Mike.

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And over the years it’s been clear just how much Harry admired his step-dad.

Talking of the days when his mother first got together with Robin, the chart-topperĀ once said,

I was always asking mum if he was coming over. But she wanted to make sure Gemma and I were okay with him being. She worried a lot so I used to text him and tell him to come over.

The ‘Sign of the Times’ singerĀ hasn’t spoken out about the heartbreaking incident, but we’re sureĀ a lot of love will keep coming his way on social media.