Leigh-Anne Pinnock Calls Out Jesy Nelson For Blackfishing: 'Can’t imitate Black Girl Magic'

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Former Little Mix star Jesy Nelson released her debut solo single – and to say reactions have been mixed would be an understatement. MTO News has learned that many in the industry are calling out Jesy - who is White - for "Blackfishing in her new video.

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The singer – who bowed out of the hugely popular girl group in 2020 – released her first solo single on Friday (8 October). “Boyz” is a collaboration with Nicki Minaj which also samples P Diddy’s track “Bad Boy for Life”.

But it's her new "Black"  look is what has people upset.

Here's what Jesy used to look like:

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Then, Jesy's former co-Lil Mix star Leigh-Anne shared the poem #BlackGirlMagic to her Instagram stories, which contains the line “You can attempt to imitate, but soul, you cannot buy”

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And fans recognized immediately what Leigh-Ann did, look:

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