Where Is Jesy Nelson From Little Mix?

14 December 2020, 17:28

Jesy Nelson missed The Search final and the EMAs
Jesy Nelson missed The Search final and the EMAs. Picture: Jesy Nelson/Instagram / Getty

Jesy Nelson from Little Mix confirmed in a statement she was taking an 'extended break' from the band just after they dropped their sixth album, 'Confetti'. However, she's now confirmed that she is officially leaving the band in a statement.

Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards have been adjusting to working without Little Mix bandmate Jesy Nelson after she pulled out of The Search final and hosting the EMAs due to illness.

However, it has now been confirmed in an official statement that Jesy has quit.

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The 27-year-old has been silent on Instagram where she’s usually frequently posting and chatting to fans while the rest of her band promote their new album 'Confetti' on their own accounts.

Fans have also pointed out Jesy's signature is not present on the signed copies of 'Confetti' they've received, leading to confusion and speculation.

So, let's answer some of your most burning questions...

Where is Jesy Nelson from Little Mix?

Little Mix' have now confirmed that Jesy has left the band.

It read: “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.

“We love her very much and agree that it is so important that she does what is right for her mental health and well-being.

“We are still very much enjoying our Little Mix journey and the 3 of us are not ready for it to be over.

“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.

“We’re looking forward to seeing so many of you on tour.”

Jesy Nelson has quit Little Mix.
Jesy Nelson has quit Little Mix. Picture: Getty

What has Little Mix said about Jesy's absence?

As Perrie, Jade and Leigh-Anne hosted the EMAs, they made sure to give their missing bestie a regular shoutout saying how much she would have loved to have been there.

And after scooping two awards on the night, each of the stars took to Instagram to say how much they missed Jesy.

On Little Mix’s Insta account the trio wrote: “Tonight was the best. Thank you for letting us host @mtvema, we had a BLAST!!"

"We missed you Jesy."

Jesy hasn’t posted on Instagram since Halloween, where she showed off her devilish costume on the grid, and fans are now leaving comments sending their love as she recovers.

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Little Mix: Leigh-Anne, Jade and Perrie hosted the EMAs without Jesy
Little Mix: Leigh-Anne, Jade and Perrie hosted the EMAs without Jesy. Picture: Getty

What is wrong with Little Mix's Jesy Nelson?

Although we do not know any details about Jesy's personal issues at the moment, fans have been told it is for her health that she has stepped back from band duties recently.

The official statement cited 'private medical reasons' for the singer's absence and extended break.

Again, we're sending all of our well wishes to Jesy and the band and hope to see her reunited with the group when she is better.

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