Former Little Mix star Jesy Nelson has been in controversy for months — and her latest red carpet appearance hasn’t helped.
British singer Jesy Nelson has once again been accused of mocking claims of “blackfishing”.
The former Little Mix singer was forced to delete an Instagram shot of herself in an orange jacket bearing the Market Black logo — because her hair covered the first word of that name, Sun Report.
She appeared on the red carpet at the Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball with Barclaycard at the O2 Arena in London, where they performed.
It comes after she was accused of blackfishing — the practice of trying to appear black by a non-black person — in the video for her October debut single. boys, but later refused to use the fake tan.
Yet one fan who witnessed her Jingle Bell moment said: “Jessie Nelson and his entire team are now only trolling and mocking black women. And that’s the epitome of ignorance, arrogance, desperation and misogyny. “
Insiders said the latest row left Jesse devastated when he was told about it minutes before he went on stage.
A source said: “She had no idea, when her hair was pulled over one shoulder on the red carpet it was covering the beginning of the logo.
His team didn’t say a word while it was happening and even posted the picture on Instagram before deleting it a few minutes later.
“Jesse was very upset when she was told what had happened and was shown the pictures. She was completely focused on her performance and it made a big dark cloud over everything.
“People close to him were furious and said that he should sack his stylist. It was a stupid thing to do and it made Jesse a fool again.”
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