Jesy Nelson transformation and blackfishing allegations

Jesy Nelson has had another huge transformation and people are shook

‘I see she used her hiatus to get rid of the tan’


Jesy Nelson has returned to social media with a huge transformation, and people are shook about how different she looks. Jesy had previously taken a hiatus from socials to go travelling.

Now the Little Mix singer is back, and has posted a video of her singing Silent Night on TikTok for Christmas. “Merry Christmas bitcheesssss,” the video is captioned.

Whilst most of the comments are saying she’s defrosted for the Jingle Bell Ball and are commenting “Jingle Bell Ball are you ready” under the post (she’ll never live that moment down), loads of people have been commenting on her new look.

@jesynelson

Merry christmas bitcheesssss🧑🏻‍🎄

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Jesy has previously been accused of blackfishing multiple times, most recently after the release of her debut solo single, Boyz. In May 2021, tweets began gaining traction from people who were only just learning that Jesy Nelson is a white woman.

Her appearance on social media had caused confusion – she often appears much darker in skin tone than she used to when she first hit the public eye as part of Little Mix on The X Factor.

Jesy Nelson transformation and blackfishing allegations

Jesy in an interview in 2011, and then in the Boyz video

Speaking of her latest video on TikTok, people have been commenting how she’s used her hiatus to “get rid of the tan” and be “white again.” People have said she looks like a “completely different person”.

“Is this really her? I’m so serious bc I am so confused rn,” one person said. Another added Jesy is “back to her natural skin tone” and another comment said “I see she used her hiatus to get rid of the tan.”

In response to previous blackfishing allegations, Jesy told Vulture: “The whole time I was in Little Mix I never got any of that. And then I came out of [the band] and people all of a sudden were saying it. I wasn’t on social media around that time, so I let my team [deal with it], because that was when I’d just left.

“But I mean, like, I love Black culture. I love Black music. That’s all I know; it’s what I grew up on. I’m very aware that I’m a white British woman; I’ve never said that I wasn’t.”

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