“This is old friendship, this is brotherhood”
Leigh-Anne Pinnock has said that her Little Mix bandmates were “very supportive” of her move into acting for the new film. boxing Day,
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talking to Granthshala On how Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards reacted to the news, Pinnock said: “They were so happy for me. They’re going to be at the premiere. To be honest, they’re very proud.
“We personally support a lot of what I do and we all want each other to win, because then we all win. It’s lovely and it would be amazing to have them support me next to me. That’s so much.” It’s going to be an emotional night.”
She continued: “This is past friendship, this is brotherhood. We will always be in each other’s eyes.”
He added that the experience of being part of one of the largest UK groups also helped Pinnock make a difference in acting.
,[My character in Boxing Day], Georgia, [who is a pop star] I feel very close to me as a person, but I think it was a little easier to play myself because of that interference,” Pinnock said. “I’m used to it a little bit.
“So putting on my everything and laying myself bare and making myself very vulnerable, I think, is something that comes quite naturally to me.”
When asked if she prefers acting or singing, she replied: “It’s a bit like singing because that’s what I was born to do. I was born to sing. To be fair, me Didn’t know I would have this passion for acting, I guess you don’t know until you try something, and I loved it.
“I feel like I’ve found a natural talent out there that I’m excited to explore and improve upon.”
Little Mix recently announced that they would take a “little break” after touring next year in support of their latest album, Confetti.
In a statement announcing the hiatus, the band said: “We think the time is right to take a break so that we can recharge and work on some other projects.”
He continued: “We’re not falling apart – Little Mix is here to stay. We have more concerts, tours and performances planned in the future. We’ve had so many incredible performances with all of you, and we’ll have more Can’t wait to perform more.”
boxing Day Out now in UK cinemas.