Leigh-Anne Pinnock confirms solo project days after Jesy Nelson's break from Little Mix

Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s first solo project has been announced today. The singer, who found fame on The X Factor almost a decade ago, will make her acting debut in British film Boxing Day, a week after it was revealed that bandmate Jesy Nelson would be taking “time off” from the pop group.

Seemingly confirming the exciting news, Leigh-Anne shared a post from pal Ashford Campbell on Instagram, which spoke of the project.

The 29-year-old pop star joins Aja Naomi King and Marianne Jean-Baptiste in the directorial debut of actor Aml Ameen, reports Deadline.

“@Leighannepinnock I cannot even begin to put into words how PROUD of you I am,” former X Factor star Ashford wrote alongside a screenshot of the online article, which Leigh-Anne shared with her 6.1 million followers.

Boxing Day is a romantic comedy inspired by Ameen’s personal diary and features an all-black cast.

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source: express.co.uk