Jesy Nelson’s split from Little Mix has taken a sour turn after the remaining members of the band unfollowed her online.
His Instagram snub came over the weekend after Jesse’s debut single Boyz was released.
But Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 30, is believed to have said it was Jesse who blocked her and accused her of “blackfishing” — when a white man used black culture to advance his career or online presence. uses.
In messages believed to be sent to influencer No Hun from Leigh-Anne’s account and shared via live stream to her 341,000 followers, the star wrote: “She blocked us. Cut us off. Terrible. person. “
No Hun asked her fans if she should create a dance routine for the Boys, Leigh-Anne replied: “No. Make a video of her being Blackfish instead.”
His Instagram account also liked a post by @everydayracism, which put out a short guide to blackfishing after “much discussion” on the topic over the past few days.
Jesse, 30, has been accused of blackfishing on multiple occasions since leaving the X Factor-winning band last year.
Responding to Blackfishing claims, Jesse said: “I never found anything like this until I was in Little Mix. And then I came out of . [the band] And people were suddenly saying this.
“But I mean, like, I love black culture. I love black music. That’s all I know; that’s what I grew up with.
“I am very aware that I am a white British woman; I never said I was not.”
Leigh-Anne’s Little Mix bandmates Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall, both 28, have also unfollowed Jessie on Instagram — as has the account related to Perry’s dog Hatchi.
Band representatives were asked to comment on the validity of the No Hun messages, but they failed to respond.
A friend of Jesse’s explained: “Jesse has always spoken positively about girls since leaving Little Mix. He has nothing but love and respect for her.”