Jesy Nelson’s new music video has prompted large controversy with Leigh-Anne Pinnock allegedly asking an influencer to name her former bandmate out for “blackfishing”
Jesy Nelson’s new music video has prompted an enormous backlash after the singer was accused of “blackfishing”.
The 30-year-old has been criticised by individuals who have accused her of darkening her pores and skin and sporting wigs to appear like a black or mix-raced particular person within the video for her debut solo single Boyz.
A type of to have gave the impression to be offended was her former bandmate Leigh-Anne Pinnock.
Over the weekend, TikTok sensation NoHun shared plenty of screenshotted messages to him from a consumer who claimed to be Leigh-Anne.
In one of many messages, Leigh-Anne allegedly urged the influencer to create a video about Jesy being a blackfish.
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She went on to say that Leigh-Anne had additionally requested her earlier than if she was mixed-race as a result of she tans simply.
Jesy mentioned: “Leigh-Anne even mentioned to me within the group ‘Are you certain you are not mixed-race since you go darker than me within the solar?'”
The alleged feedback by Leigh-Anne did not sit properly with rap sensation Nicki, 38, who went on an enormous rant about Jesy’s former pal.
Nicki hit out at Leigh-Anne for working with Jesy for nearly 10 years in hit band Little Combine earlier than rapidly turning in opposition to her as soon as she stop.
She mentioned: “Instantly that particular person has to put on an enormous crimson clown nostril and large clown boots since you’re an enormous f**ing clown.”
The Anaconda singer additionally mentioned that plenty of girls get tans and pretend lips, and it doesn’t suggest Jesy is making an attempt to appear like she is not white.
She continued: “There are many girls out right here in the USA that tan, get larger lips, get all kinds of s** performed to themselves.
“I put on blonde hair, straight blonde hair right down to my ft if I need to after I need to, contacts, no matter, I do regardless of the f**ok I would like.
“So long as you are not hurting anyone or talking damaging about anyone’s race or tradition, you need to be capable to get pleasure from your make-up, your physique nevertheless you need to.”
Jesy was seen to be nodding alongside for a lot of Nicki’s rant.
Nicki went on to inform Leigh-Anne to “take them textual content messages and shove it up ur f**king a**” in her no-holds-barred feedback.
Jesy finally thanked Nicki for standing up for her and added that it was by no means her intention to trigger aggravation.
She mentioned: “Whereas we’re on this topic I personally need to say my intention was by no means ever to offend individuals of color with this video and my track.
“Like I mentioned after I was a younger woman that is the music that I listened to, these are the movies I watched and thought have been the perfect.”
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