Jesy Nelson Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles and Leaving Little Mix

Jesy Nelson Opens Up About Mental Health Struggles and Leaving Little Mix

...By Henry George for TDPel Media.

Jesy Nelson, formerly of Little Mix, has revealed that she hasn’t spoken to the girl group in more than two years since she decided to leave.


The pop star shared that she has no regrets about quitting and spoke out about the mental health struggles she faced while in the band.

The band formed in 2011
The band formed in 2011

Jesy stated that being in a girl band felt like being a “machine” and that she struggled with her body image and was constantly being trolled.

She also said that she never expected the level of fame that came with being part of the group, and that she had no access to social media when she was first starting out.

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Mental Health Struggles in Little Mix

(Image: PA)
(Image: PA)

Jesy’s decision to leave the band was influenced by her ongoing mental health issues and the lack of support she was able to receive.

She said that her time away from the group has been about rebuilding her confidence, going to therapy, and focusing on her personal growth.


Although Jesy hasn’t spoken to her former bandmates since leaving, she wished them all the best on their solo journeys and emphasized that they are all “crazy talented.”

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New Single and Social Cause

Jesy has been focusing on her music and wellbeing, and recently released her newest single “Bad Thing.”

The song, which is a beautiful ballad, is dedicated to victims of domestic violence.

Jesy worked with charity Women’s Aid to ensure that the track was approached sensitively and had the right tone.

She has been vocal about raising awareness of the issue, stating that it is not spoken about enough and that it is a horribly common problem.


Jesy Nelson’s story highlights the importance of mental health support and the challenges that come with fame.


Her decision to leave Little Mix and speak out about her struggles is brave and commendable.

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It shows that mental health should be a priority and that seeking help is a strength, not a weakness.

Her dedication to raising awareness about domestic violence is also admirable, as it is a crucial issue that needs to be addressed.

Jesy’s story serves as a reminder that celebrities are human and that they face many of the same struggles as the rest of us.

It is important to support them and to advocate for mental health awareness and resources.


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