Jesy Nelson Announces She’s Leaving Little Mix 9 Years After Their Formation
She explained that being in the band has “taken a toll” on her mental health recently.
Jesy Nelson simply introduced that she’s leaving Little Mix.
In a statement posted to her Instagram, she wrote that she’s taking the time away from the group to give attention to her mental health.
It is a sad and unexpected day for Mixers—after Little Mix’s fateful X Factor formation in 2011, Jesy Nelson simply revealed that she’s leaving the band after 9 years of making music along with her fellow group mates, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jade Thirlwall.
Jesy made the statement to her 7.three million Instagram followers in a heartfelt letter, and shared that she’s stepping away from the highlight so she will take the time to take higher care of herself, give attention to her mental health, and do what makes her actually completely satisfied any longer.
To all my mixers,
The past 9 years in Little Mix has been essentially the most incredible time of my life.
We’ve got achieved Factors I by no means thought attainable. From profitable our first brit Award to our bought out exhibits on the O2. making buddies and followers everywhere in the world, I can not thanks sufficient from the underside of my coronary heart for making me really feel just like the luckiest woman on the planet. You will have always been there to support and encourage me and I’ll always remember it.
The reality is recently being in the band has actually taken a toll on my mental health. I find the fixed stress of being in a lady group and residing as much as expectations very laborious.
There comes a time in life when we have to reinvest in caring for ourselves moderately than specializing in making different individuals completely satisfied, and I really feel like now’s the time to start that course of. So after a lot consideration and with a heavy coronary heart, I am asserting I am leaving Little Mix.
I must spend a while with the individuals I like, doing Factors that make me completely satisfied. I am able to embark on a brand new chapter in my life – I am unsure what it should seem like proper now, however I hope you may nonetheless be there to support me. I need to say thanks to everybody concerned in our journey. All of the laborious work and dedication hat went into making us successful.
To each single fan who got here to see us in live performance, who listened to our songs and sung their hearts out, despatched me messages and supported me alongside the way in which, I .need you to know I like you all a lot and that i might by no means have performed ,this with out and I respect it endlessly.
Most of all, I need to say thanks to Jade, Perrie and Leigh-Anne for creating a number of the most wonderful reminiscences I am going to always remember. I hope that you simply’l proceed to meet all your goals and carry on making music that folks love.
Love Jesy x
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Following Jesy’s statement, the remainder of the group hopped on Twitter to point out their support for Jesy and make clear what this implies for the way forward for Little Mix. They wrote:
After an incredible 9 years collectively Jesy has made the choice to go away Little Mix. That is an extremely sad time for all of us however we’re totally supportive of Jesy.
We love her very a lot and agree that it’s so vital that she does what is right for her mental health and well-being. We’re nonetheless very a lot having fun with our Little Mix journey and the three of us are usually not prepared for it to be over.
We all know that Jesy leaving the group goes to be actually upsetting information for our followers. We love you guys a lot and are so grateful on your loyalty and continued support of all of us.
We’re looking forward to seeing so a lot of you on tour. Love always, Jade, Perrie and Leigh-Anne xxx
After an amazing 9 years together Jesy has made the decision to leave Little Mix. This is an incredibly sad time for all of us but we are fully supportive of Jesy.
— Little Mix (@LittleMix) December 14, 2020
We know that Jesy leaving the group is going to be really upsetting news for our fans. We love you guys so much and are so grateful for your loyalty and continued support of all of us.
— Little Mix (@LittleMix) December 14, 2020
Jesy’s departure comes a month after a consultant for Little Mix reported that she’d be taking extended time off from the band for “personal medical reasons.”