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Little Mix shares emotional testimony after Jesy Nelson's exit


Little Mix stars Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock have announced that they will continue as a trio after Jesy Nelson's emotional exit on Monday night.

The group posted a statement on social media after Jesy, 29, announced that she had left the band after "constant pressure" "damaged her mental health".

Perrie (27), Jade (27) and Leigh-Anne (29) admitted it was an "incredibly sad time" for the band, but they fully support Jesy's decision.

Trio: Little Mix stars Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall (L-R) have announced that they will continue as a trio after Jesy Nelson's emotional exit on Monday evening (pictured in November).

Little Mix also confirmed that they would stay as a trio, saying that they "aren't ready for it to be over".

You wrote on both Instagram and Twitter: & # 39;After an amazing 9 years together, Jesy made the decision to leave Little Mix. This is an incredibly sad time for all of us, but we fully support Jesy.

“We love her dearly and we all agree that it is so important that she do what is right for her sanity and wellbeing. We're still really enjoying our Little Mix trip and the three of us aren't ready for it to be over.

& # 39; We know Jesy leaving the group is going to be really disturbing news for our fans. We love you so much and are so grateful for your loyalty and continued support from all of us. We look forward to seeing so many of you on tour. & # 39;

Heartbreaking: The group posted a statement on social media after Jesy, 29, announced that they had left the band after "constant pressure" "took their mental health down" (pictured earlier this year).

Heartbreaking: The group posted a statement on social media after Jesy, 29, announced that they had left the band after "constant pressure" "took their mental health down" (pictured earlier this year).

Support: Perrie (27), Jade (27) and Leigh-Anne (29) admitted it was an "incredibly sad time" for the band, but they fully support Jesy's decision

Support: Perrie (27), Jade (27) and Leigh-Anne (29) admitted it was an "incredibly sad time" for the band, but they fully support Jesy's decision

They signed their post: "Love always, Jade, Perrie and Leigh-Anne xxx."

On Monday night, Jesy announced that she had made the emotional decision to leave the band after taking a "long break" in November.

On Instagram, the singer revealed that she wants to focus on the things that make her "happy" and that being a member of the band has "harmed her mental health."

Jesy wrote on Monday evening: “For all of my mixers, the last nine years in Little Mix have been the most incredible time of my life. We achieved things that I never thought possible. From winning our first Brit Award to our sold-out shows at the O2.

“Finding friends and fans all over the world I can't thank you enough, wholeheartedly, for making me feel like the happiest girl in the world. You have always been there to support and encourage me and I will never forget it.

Emotional: On Monday night, Jesy announced that she had made the emotional decision to leave the band after taking a long hiatus in November

Emotional: On Monday night, Jesy announced that she had made the emotional decision to leave the band after taking a long hiatus in November

& # 39; The truth that I was in the band recently really took a toll on my sanity. I find the constant pressure to be in a girls group and to meet expectations very difficult.

“There comes a time in life when we need to invest in ourselves again instead of focusing on making other people happy, and I think now is the time to begin that process.

"After much thought and with a heavy heart, I announce that I am leaving Little Mix."

Jesy added emotionally, “I need to spend some time with the people I love and do things that make me happy.

“I am ready to start a new chapter in my life – I am not sure what it will be like now, but I hope that you are still there to support me.

"Very Hard": Jesy also said emotionally that being in the band "affected her mental health" and that she found the "constant pressure very difficult" (pictured with bandmates Leigh-Anne, Perrie and Jade LR in September) .

“I want to thank everyone who was involved in our trip. All the hard work and dedication that made us succeed.

“Every single fan who visited us in concert, heard our songs and sang their hearts out, sent me messages and supported me on the path that I want you to know that I love you all so much and I never would can do this without you and i appreciate it infinitely.

“Most of all, I'd like to thank Jade, Perrie, and Leigh-Anne for creating some of the most amazing memories I will never forget. I hope you continue to fulfill all of your dreams and continue making music that people love. Love Jesy x. & # 39;

Fans were devastated by the news as it sent their best wishes to Jesy and the band in emotional messages.

Free time: Last month the representative of the band confirmed that the 29-year-old singer would take a "longer break" for "private medical reasons".

Free time: Last month the representative of the band confirmed that the 29-year-old singer would take a "longer break" for "private medical reasons".

While some celebrities, like Dermot O'Leary and Frankie Bridge, campaigned for the post to support Jesy, they praised the star for her “brave” decision.

Jesy's ex-boyfriend Chris Hughes also showed his support and commented on her post "the best" along with a love heart emoji.

One person said, "I'm in tears … But I wish jesy and the girls all the best … No words can express the pain I am feeling right now … I'm devastated."

Another fan said, "Oh no, Jess, we love you."

A long time ago: Little Mix were crowned winners of The X Factor in 2011 when they became the first band to ever win the show in its history (pictured)

A long time ago: Little Mix were crowned winners of The X Factor in 2011 when they became the first band to ever win the show in its history (pictured)

Another follower commented, "We'll miss her … take care Jesy," followed by a heartbroken emoji.

Another report says, “We will miss her so much.” I send her so much love that she needs you. Of course, your sanity is the most important thing. & # 39;

Another user wrote: & # 39; All the best to jesy !! We love you, Queen & # 39;. & # 39;

While another person added, "We love and support you, Queen, thank you for these amazing 9 years."

Thoughtful: Chris Hughes showed his support for ex-girlfriend Jesy after she announced she had left Little Mix after nine years in the group

Thoughtful: Chris Hughes showed his support for ex-girlfriend Jesy after she announced she had left Little Mix after nine years in the group

Art: The Love Island star simply commented on Jesy's post and said "the best" along with a love heart emoji

Art: The Love Island star simply commented on Jesy's post and said "the best" along with a love heart emoji

Sweet: Several celebrities, such as Dermot O'Leary and Frankie Bridge, took to the post to support Jesy as they praised the star for her “brave” decision

Sweet: Several celebrities, such as Dermot O'Leary and Frankie Bridge, took to the post to support Jesy as they praised the star for her “brave” decision

Last month the representative of Little Mix announced that Jesy would take a "longer break" from the band for "private medical reasons".

The singer missed the finale of her BBC reality series with the band Little Mix The Search and also withdrew from hosting the MTV EMAs.

The Little Mix girls were scheduled to host and perform at the 27th edition of one of the biggest evenings in global music – the MTV EMAs 2020 – on November 8th.

A statement published for MailOnline at the time stated: “Jesy is not doing well and she will not appear in the finale of Little Mix The Search tonight.

Fan Support: Fans were devastated by the news as it sent their best wishes to Jesy and the band in emotional messages

Fan Support: Fans were devastated by the news as it sent their best wishes to Jesy and the band in emotional messages

"She won't appear or appear at tomorrow's MTV EMAs either."

It was recently claimed that Little Mix was allegedly planning a solo career.

The Sun reported that Perrie and Jade are both watching music projects while Leigh-Anne looks for TV opportunities.

A source said: “The girls have been open and honest with each other and with their current management team.

& # 39; You have started conversations with some potential managers and agents about what your solo career might look like.

Absence: Jesy missed the finale of her BBC reality series starring the band Little Mix The Search and pulled out of hosting the MTV EMAs last month (her ex-bandmates were pictured at the event).

Absence: Jesy missed the finale of her BBC reality series starring the band Little Mix The Search and pulled out of hosting the MTV EMAs last month (her ex-bandmates were pictured at the event).

What's next for Little Mix?

Following Jesy's announcement on Monday night, the band – made up of Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock – took advantage of social media to insist that they stay as a trio.

They wrote, “We are still enjoying our Little Mix trip a lot and the three of us are not ready for it to be over.

& # 39; We know Jesy leaving the group is going to be really disturbing news for our fans.

“We love you so much and are so grateful for your loyalty and continued support from all of us. We look forward to seeing so many of you on tour. & # 39;

Jesy's exit comes after great success for Little Mix, both with her brand new album Confetti and with her talent show Little Mix: The Search.

Little Mix are expected to go on tour with their new album Confetti and their first tour without Jesy in April next year. However, it is currently unclear whether the dates could be delayed due to the Covid 19 crisis.

Before Jesy's exit, the singer had taken a long break. Perrie, Jade and Leigh-Anne represented the band as a trio at the MTV EMAs 2020, Strictly Come Dancing and various TV shows.

“Some of the girls may also take on solo projects with their current management team. But it's not about quitting the band, it's about looking to the future. & # 39;

The source added that the group still has one more tour to complete this coming April and will make it through, even if delayed due to COVID-19.

Little Mix were crowned X Factor winners in 2011 when they were the first band to win the show in its history.

The girls rose to fame with their first single Wings before topping the charts with Black Magic and Shout Out To My Ex.

Change: You were signed to the record label Syco by Simon Cowell until November 2018 when you moved to the rival label RCA (picture 2018).

Change: You were signed to the record label Syco by Simon Cowell until November 2018 when you moved to the rival label RCA (picture 2018).

They recently released their sixth studio album, Confetti, which includes the latest hit Sweet Melody.

The band has since grown to become one of the UK's biggest girls' groups, scooping up a collection of number 1 hits.

They were signed to the Syco record label by Simon Cowell until November 2018 when they switched to rival RCA.

Little Mix are expected to go on tour with their new album Confetti in April next year. However, it is currently unclear whether the dates could be delayed due to the Covid 19 crisis.

Since Jesy's & # 39; extended break & # 39; Perrie, Jade and Leigh-Anne played as a trio at the MTV EMAs 2020 at Strictly Come Dancing and have appeared in various TV shows.

Success: The band has since grown into one of the largest girls' groups in the UK, scoring number 1 hits like Wings, Black Magic and Shout Out To My Ex (pictured in 2017).

Success: The band has since grown into one of the largest girls' groups in the UK, scoring number 1 hits like Wings, Black Magic and Shout Out To My Ex (pictured in 2017).

Little Mix's successes

Little Mix were crowned winners of The X Factor in 2011 when they became the first band to ever win the show in its history.

The band has since grown to become one of the UK's biggest girl groups, scoring number 1 hits like Wings, Black Magic and Shout Out To My Ex.

They were signed to the Syco record label by Simon Cowell until November 2018 when they switched to rival RCA.

Little Mix won two BRIT Awards for her 2017 hit Shout Out to My Ex and her 2019 single Woman Like Me with Nicki Minaj.

Winner! Little Mix won two BRIT Awards for her 2017 hit Shout Out to My Ex (pictured) and her 2019 single Woman Like Me starring Nicki Minaj

Winner! Little Mix won two BRIT Awards for her 2017 hit Shout Out to My Ex (pictured) and her 2019 single Woman Like Me starring Nicki Minaj

Other successes include five Global Awards, six MTV Europe Music Awards, a Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award and two Teen Choice Awards.

The band had a total of six successful tours, they were scheduled to tour for their Summer 2020 tour this year, but it has been canceled due to the coronavirus crisis.

The band recently had great success with both their brand new album Confetti and their talent show Little Mix: The Search.

The album peaked at number 1 on the Irish Official Albums Chart, while it peaked at number 2 in the UK.

Little Mix are expected to go on tour with their new album Confetti in April next year. However, it is currently unclear whether the dates could be delayed due to the Covid 19 crisis.

Amazing: Other successes include five Global Awards, six MTV Europe Music Awards, a Nickelodeon Kids & # 39; Choice Award and two Teen Choice Awards (pictured in 2017).

Amazing: Other successes include five Global Awards, six MTV Europe Music Awards, a Nickelodeon Kids & # 39; Choice Award and two Teen Choice Awards (pictured in 2017).

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