The Little Mix wax figures are causing quite a debate online.
Fans rallied behind the 29-year-old after she posted a series of Instagram images featuring the band’s new waxworks at Madame Tussauds.
However, there was only one problem – she cropped out Jesy. And that’s when the fun started.
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What’s happening with the Little Mix wax figures?
The iconic waxwork museum today unveiled its Little Mix display (Wednesday July 28), which featured all four original bandmates.
Leigh-Anne was thrilled with the piece, taking to her IG stories saying, “It’s about time” followed by a hearts-for-eyes emoji.
However, while she shared images of her own life-like figurine and Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards, she cropped out Jesy.
Jesy quit the band in December 2020.
Why did fans think Leigh-Anne threw shade at Jesy?
Some saw this as throwing shade on Jesy and took to register their feelings.
One fan wrote: “Nah, I’m sorry.
“The shade of Leigh-Anne from Little Mix sharing their new [Madame] wax figures and she didn’t even post [Jesy’s]”.
The fan followed the comment with a cry and cry-laughing emoji.
its so irritating seeing the bad comments about leigh. She did nothing wrong she just posted about little mix having wax figures and jesy left the group so she's not longer a part of the group. Jesy is the one that wants a new beginning away from them and leigh respected that.
— nicki (@motivatedjade) July 28, 2021
How did fans defend Leigh-Anne and the Little Mix wax figures?
However, more fans leapt to Leigh-Anne’s defence.
One said: “Jesy made the decision to leave Little Mix…
“… and is now focussing on a solo career.
“[She] doesn’t want to be associated with LM anymore (just in case anyone needs reminding).”
Another wrote: “It’s so irritating seeing the bad comments about Leigh.
“She did nothing wrong, she just posted about Little Mix having wax figures and Jesy left the group so she’s not longer a part of the group.
“Jesy is the one that wants a new beginning away from them and Leigh respected that.”
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