Little Mix To Perform As Three Piece At Jingle Bell Ball 2012 Due To Perrie Illness

6 December 2012, 10:19

The 'Wings' singer is suffering from a "recurring tonsil problem", her spokesperson says.

Little Mix will perform as a three piece at this weekend's Jingle Bell Ball because singer Perrie Edwards has been forced to pull out of the event.

The 'Wings' star has been ruled out because of a "recurring tonsil problem", according to her spokesperson.

In a statement, he added: "As such her doctor has advised her to have immediate surgery, so she won't be able to perform with Little Mix during their upcoming December appearances. Perrie is very disappointed to miss out, however,

"Leigh-Anne, Jade and Jesy do not want to let down the fans coming to see them so will perform at the upcoming shows without her until she is well enough to return."

Little Mix will perform this Saturday (8th December) on a line-up that also features One Direction, Bruno Mars and Cheryl Cole. 

Little Mix pose for a photo in London

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