The 29-year-old stated in a submit shared on Instagram Tales on Thursday: “I simply need to say thanks a lot to everybody [sic] of you that has proven me a lot love and assist over the previous few days.”
“I admire it a lot,” she added. “Love you all.”
Nelson had been a member of the British band since they shaped in 2011.
However in a message posted on Twitter on Monday, the group — now made up of Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards — confirmed that after “9 superb years” Nelson had determined to depart.
“That is an extremely unhappy time for all of us however we’re absolutely supportive of Jesy,” the band stated within the assertion.
“We love her very a lot and agree that it’s so vital that she does what is correct for her psychological well being and well-being. We’re nonetheless very a lot having fun with our Little Combine journey and the three of us will not be prepared for it to be over.”
On Monday, Nelson, who has been broadly celebrated for opening up about her psychological well being struggles, shared a submit on Instagram explaining her determination to depart Little Combine.
She stated her followers had made her “really feel just like the luckiest woman on the planet” and that the previous 9 years spent with the band had been “probably the most unimaginable time of my life.”
She stated she was leaving “with a heavy coronary heart.”
“The reality is just lately being within the band has actually taken a toll on my psychological well being. I discover the fixed strain of being in a woman group and residing as much as expectations very onerous,” she wrote within the submit.
“I have to spend a while with the folks I like, doing issues that make me completely satisfied,” Nelson added.
“I am able to embark on a brand new chapter in my life — I am undecided what it’ll appear like proper now, however I hope you may be there to assist me.”