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One Direction Fan Magda Dies: Harry Styles & Louis Tomlinson Mourn Teen

Fri, January 24, 2014 1:20pm EDT by Kristine Kowalski 14 Comments
Courtesy of Twitter

One Direction super fan and 1DCrew fan account Twitter user, Magda Szablinska, 16, passed away suddenly of a suspected heart attack while she was waiting for her school bus in London. Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson paid tribute to the ‘lovely girl’ on Twitter on Jan. 24.

Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson were deeply saddened to hear the news that One Direction fan Magda Szablinska, 16, passed away suddenly after she collapsed from suspected cardiac arrest while waiting for her school bus in the UK on Jan. 21. The guys paid their respects to their teen fan, whom they met at fan events on several occasions, by sending out sweet messages in her memory.

Magda Szablinska Dies: Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson Mourn One Direction Fan

Madga, 16, passed away so suddenly, but she made quite an impact on fellow Directioners, amassing nearly 100,000 followers to her 1DCrew fan twitter account.

The teen’s family was devastated by the loss of their bright and loving girl. “We are trying to come to terms with this,” Madga’s father Tadeusz told the Standard. “She was an angel and everybody has said so. So many people have contacted us to pay their respects, she was so loved. She liked One Direction and had so many friends on Facebook, she loved school and was very popular and doing very well, she was our star.”

Harry tweeted as soon as he learned about Magda’s death:

Louis Tomlinson also was devastated by the news, tweeting:

It’s so sweet that the guys spoke out to remember one of their biggest fans.

Magda Szablinska Dies: One Direction Fans Remember Dedicated Directioner

Madga’s sudden, tragic death shocked so many One Direction fans, who had come to know her online through her 1D updates. Fan pages remembered her by tweeting out beautiful collages of her photos with the band members, along with #RIPMagda:

Our thoughts are with Magda’s family at this difficult time, and hope they take comfort knowing how many people she reached in her life.

— Kristine Hope Kowalski

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