Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall applauded for moving post about ‘self-loathing’

Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall applauded for moving post about ‘self-loathing’


Little Mix star Jade Thirlwall applauded for moving post about ‘self-loathing’

Little Mix singer Jade Thirlwall has shared an emotional post that discusses self-loathing and insecurity which has been praised by her fans on Instagram

Pop star Jade Thirlwall has been praised by fans for a moving Instagram post about self-loathing.

The Little Mix star, 27, took to the social media app late last night to share some emotional thoughts with her 6.6 million followers.

Jade shared an image of a black background with white text on it, with no additional post for the snap.

The post reads: “Insecurity is unattractive

“Yet my mind keeps trying to act ugly

“Using self terroristic tactics

“Til I self implode

“I’m my own worst enemy

“But I wasn’t the first

“I’ve realised the self-loathing isn’t self-taught

“But rather drilled into me

“By an army of insecure adults projecting onto a child

“Conditioned to be a patient of patriarchal society

“And it takes more than an insta quote or an occasional affirmation

“To unpick being picked apart”.

An emotional Jade then concluded: “F***ing hell

“Isn’t loving yourself really an art?”

She then signed off the passage with “Jade Thirlwall”.

The introspective post went down a treat with Jade’s followers, who praised the singer for speaking out about mental health.

Jade’s Little Mix bandmate Perrie Edwards commented: This [appaluse emoji] So relatable my baby girl”.

Elsewhere, fellow Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock wrote: “Beautiful ❤️ your amazing x”.

Another fan of Jade replied to the post: “Loving yourself is an art, but you are so loved and I hope you know that”.

A different follower commented: “Jade i love you so so so much,thank you for always being the best idol to me that I could ever ask for”.

One Little Mix devotee wrote: “i’m proud of you girl! keep going your amazing”.

Finally, one Jade fan concluded: “Poetry is one of the purest expressions of the soul”.

Back in June, Jade spoke about how she was subject to racist bullying as a child against her mixed-race heritage.

Speaking on the No Country For Young Women podcast, she said: “I think because I was bullied quite badly in school because of the colour of my skin and for being Arab I wasn’t very proud of who I was.

“I think when I then entered the group I subconsciously didn’t want to talk about my heritage or what my background was in fear of not being as popular, which sounds awful to say but I was only 18 years old and through years of being ashamed of who I was I found it quite hard to talk about it.

“I think it was through a lack of education as well. Even now I am constantly learning what the right things are to say and I would hate to talk about my race and my heritage and not say the right things.”