7 Lesser Known Facts About Tom Parker

1. Tom used to have a blue stripe in his hair and said it was one of his worst fashion mistakes.

2. Tom Parker once did a bowel movement in a plastic bag, which he then chased the rest of The Wanted with around.

3. Tom Parker learned to play the guitar at a young age, after trying out Lewis' guitar

4. The song that Tom learned on guitar first was Wonderwall by Oasis.

5. He pursued a professional singing career while studying geography at Manchester Metropolitan University, but later dropped out.

6. Tom had a tattoo on his torso that read "Rock and Roll."

7. Although he auditioned for The X Factor in 2007, he failed to get past the first round.