The popstar was forced to take the clip down

Jesy Nelson has sparked controversy after she posted a video on her Instagram in which a female friend was heard using the N-word.

Jesy Nelson

The Little Mix star spent her New Years Eve celebrating with her BFF’s as they partied the night away in a club.


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But as she filmed herself and her pals singing along to Chris Brown’s song Freaky Friday, followers were shocked to see one friend use the racial slur.

Despite 27-year-old Jesy quickly replacing the clip with a soundless version, some fans rushed to Instagram to complain.

One commented: ‘Ok but why did you record your friend saying the n word on your story?’

Another wrote: ‘Hey fav, you should probably delete the video of dilem saying the n word on your story. Also, tell her it isn’t appropriate for her to say it!’

While a third added: ‘@jesynelson I love you so much. But please educate yourself on racial slurs. I know you didn’t say it, but it’s not okay.’

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It’s show timeee bitchesssss!!!!

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Jesy is yet to reply to her legion of fans and hasn’t posted any more Insta pics since.

This comes after she debuted a shock haircut online last week having decided to go for the chop.

In a short clip, the X Factor winner can be seen licking her lips as she zooms into her sassy new bob.

‘When your feeling your new hair cut 💇🏽‍♀️Thank you @reissalexander you little dream boat!’, she added next to the video. 

And clearly her fans are feeling it too, as one commented: ‘Omg your hair AMAZING!!!!!I love u so much!!!!!!💕❤️❤️’

While a second agreed: ‘you’re just too sass! “New year, new you” 👀😂’

It looks like Jesy’s 2019 has definitely got off to a dramatic start.