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Jesy Nelson ‘felt trapped’ during her ‘unhappy ten years’ with Little Mix

Jesy Nelson has revealed she ‘felt trapped’ as part of the Little Mix ‘machine’ and it was ten years of her life that she was ‘very unhappy with’.

The 30-year-old, who is now forging a solo career, also said the ‘constant comparison’ that came with being part of one of Britain’s most successful girl bands took a toll on her mental health.

Speaking on the latest episode of Reign With Josh Smith, Nelson said: “When it came to little things, like if we had to do a video and everyone had to wear bikinis and I didn’t want to wear a bikini because I felt like sh*t, I couldn’t not.”

Addressing her departure from the group last December, she said: “I really didn’t want to upset people and I didn’t want people to think that about me, but I don’t care anymore - because it was ten years of my life that I was very unhappy with and I needed to take myself out of that.”

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