Sad news: The Little Mix has revealed that singer and band member Jesy Nelson has decided to quit the band for good. The artist, victim of cyber-harassment, reveals the reasons for his departure, evoking “constant pressure”.
Hard blow for the Little Mixes! As was to be expected, after taking a medical break, singer Jesy Nelson left the band for good. This is what several messages announced on the social networks of the British girl band this evening. “After four amazing years spent together, Jesy decided to leave Little Mix. It’s an incredibly sad time for all of us but we support Jesy “we read, while Leigh-Anne, Perrie and Jade made a great statement to her:” We love her very much and agree. that it is very important that she does what is good for her mental health and well-being ”. A shocking announcement that was confirmed by Jesy in person on his various official accounts. After marveling at the journey made with the English group, which has sold more than 50 million records and owns four certified platinum albums in the UK, the singer explained the reasons for her difficult choice.
“Being in the group had an impact on my mental health”
“The truth is, being in the band recently really had an impact on my mental health. I find the constant pressure to be in a girl group and to meet expectations very difficult “shared Jesy Nelson,” with a heavy heart “, deciding today to focus on her well-being:” I need to spend time with the people I love, to do things that make me happy. I am ready to embark on this new chapter in my life – I’m not sure what it will look like but I hope you will be there to support me ”. In the past, Jesy has already spoken out about her eating disorders and her suicide attempt in the face of cyber bullying. The publication of the announcement of the departure of their iconic singer by the Little Mix has already been shared more than 100,000 times on Twitter, and loved by more than a million people on Instagram. Proof of the emotion aroused by this departure of Jesy Nelson among the general public, in the United Kingdom and internationally. However, that the faithful of the group be reassured: even without Jesy, the Little Mixes do not separate. “We always have a blast in this Little Mix adventure and the three of us are not ready to end it,” said Leigh-Anne, Perrie and Jade, eager to go on tour.
Little Mix fans had been able to prepare for this painful announcement since Jesy Nelson had not appeared alongside his three colleagues for a month already, as during the MTV EMA’s 2020 that the group had hosted at three, without her. The departure of Jesy remains however a blow of hammer since the British girl band, formed in 2011 in the emission “X Factor”, was in full recovery of the public with its last album “Confetti”, released last November. Certified silver for more than 60,000 copies sold and already defended by “Break Up Song” (Top 10), it is currently the hit “Sweet Melody”, ranked third in the English charts. The Little Mix has four singles ranked number one in UK sales to date.