The British group hit headlines final yr when Jesy Nelson revealed she was leaving – with Jade, Perrie Edwards, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock making the choice to proceed as a trio.
And reflecting on what they’ve realized from the worldwide pandemic and the next lockdowns, Jade advised Britain’s Glamour journal that it was good to have a while away from Perrie and Leigh-Anne to work on her priorities.
“I am not saying that we’re co-dependent, however we do closely depend on one another, so it has been wholesome to take a step again and assume, ‘What do I would like?'” she defined. “As we come collectively and work collectively this yr, we’ll have a good higher and more healthy relationship with that perspective. This time’s taught me that I’m nonetheless determining who I’m, too. I do not actually know who I’m.
“I used to get scared at that thought, however now I’ve stopped punishing myself for not realizing. It is lovely that we’re nonetheless a gaggle, however we wish to assist push one another to do our personal factor, too. It is like a brand new daybreak of Little Combine.”
The group’s solidarity and sense of sisterhood has helped them push by a few of their most tough instances. And Perrie added that whereas there have been conditions she’s struggled with, she’s all the time managed to “placed on a courageous face” when it issues.
“One factor we have needed to do in our careers, which is difficult, is to placed on a courageous face,” she defined. “We’re all going by the worst conditions of our lives. We simply wish to crawl in mattress, put the quilt over our heads and simply by no means come out. However you have obtained folks relying on you, you have obtained three different women that want you there, you have obtained followers everywhere in the world; you do not wish to get a nasty popularity.”