“He spoke to me as if he’s a friend”: Despite Tough Brit Exterior, Tom Hardy’s Sweet Gesture for Terminally Ill Patient’s Last Wish Proved Even Venom Has a Heart of Gold

"He spoke to me as if he's a friend": Despite Tough Brit Exterior, Tom Hardy's Sweet Gesture for Terminally Ill Patient's Last Wish Proved Even Venom Has a Heart of Gold

Tom Hardy, a versatile and talented actor, has left his mark on Hollywood with his remarkable performances in various roles. Apart from his acting skills, he has a pure heart as well. So, he may portray the role of Venom in reel, but he has a heart of gold in real life.

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Tom Hardy

A fan in hospice care had a “final wish” granted by the actor after he video-chatted with her in response to a social media appeal. The fan, mum-of-two, who has cancer, is a huge fan of the Peaky Blinders star.

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Superfan’s Last Wish Granted as Tom Hardy Video Chatted

Tom Hardy has fulfilled the wish of a fan receiving hospice care by video calling her. The Warwick Myton Hospice staff shared a photograph of the patient Jo-Anne Shaw on Facebook along with a note sharing her desire to see the actor.

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In the post, Shaw is pictured next to a life-size cut-out of the actor and holding a sign that states:

Hello my name is Jo-Anne Shaw. I’m 58 years old and dying of cancer at Warwick Myton Hospice.

I’m a Tom Hardy super fan and I would love to fulfil my final wish and meet him. Please help me by liking and sharing this post.”

Tom Hardy has fulfilled the “final wish” of a fan
Tom Hardy has fulfilled the “final wish” of a fan | Photo: THE MYTON HOSPICES

After that, the post went viral and caught the attention of Hardy. The actor responded on Instagram saying: “Be my pleasure.”

He video-called her and Mrs Shaw said: “He has made my day.”

Mrs Shaw said that she was so excited, adding, “He spoke to me as if he’s a friend.”

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Tom Hardy Said She Was So Popular Lady

The hospice expressed their happiness over the fact that Jo-Anne Shaw had a Facetime with Tom Hardy in addition to their phone conversation. And the terminally ill patient also jumped out with joy and said:

I’m such a big fan of his, I’ve watched all his movies and boxsets especially during lockdown. I love him to bits.”

The star told Ms Shaw she was a "very popular lady".
The star told Ms Shaw she was a “very popular lady” | Photo: THE MYTON HOSPICES

The star told Ms. Shaw she was a “very popular lady“.

She added: “I haven’t been very well for a while now, but he put me on a pedestal for a day and that’s all I can ask for.”

Such class and kind gestures to fans make one a great human being apart from being a great movie star.

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Source: NME

Written by Prantik Prabal Roy

Prantik Prabal Roy is a writer at Fandomwire. With an experience of over 4 years in content writing industry and a Master's degree in English literature, he continues to write about your favorite Hollywood celebs and keeps a close watch on their every move to provide intriguing perspectives for the readers. He likes reading, watching movies and traveling. When not working, you will find him obsessing over Leonardo DiCaprio and reading some books on space and sports.